Japanese Culture

Posted by Yusuf on May 21st, 2014 — Posted in News

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Japan – a country to understand that not everyone. Its rich culture, carefully guarded and revered sacred traditions with a surprising combination of extraordinary pace of development of high technologies; crazy rhythm of life in bustling cities, where huge skyscrapers coexist with graceful pagodas, and the noise of cars with the murmur of small waterfalls in tranquil gardens, with majestic serenity of nature in the country. On Japan, we really know very little. To the question "What would you like to see in Japan?" – Many of those who are going to visit this country, will not find an answer. And yet, and its nature, cultural and historical wealth is so multi-faceted and diverse that everyone here has something interesting for yourself. Kyoto – the ancient capital of Japan, today – the provincial capital of Kyoto. The most interesting sights of Kyoto – Kiyomizu temple, Golden and Silver pavilions, garden stones in the temple Reandzi, segunsky Nijo Castle, the old imperial palace Goes. Golden Pavilion (Kinkakuji) was built in 1397.

This three-storied palace-temple covered with thin gold plates roof and the 'garden of sand. " Silver Pavilion (Ginkakudzi) was built in 1483 in the eastern part of town. Silver Pavilion – it is also a palace and a temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. On the upper floor there is a Buddhist altar, bottom – the living rooms. This is the first palace, which was built with sliding walls: internal (fusuma) and external (shoji). When shoji removed, the garden became an integral part of the house. The palace was the official Goes Imperial residence for the emperor Kogon from 1331 to 1868, while Japan has not moved the capital to Edo, renamed then to Tokyo. Palace named a national treasure in Japan and owned by the royal family. Within an hour's drive from Kyoto is Nara – the main Buddhist center and capital of Japan, the 8th century.

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