Kanazawa Castle

Kanazawa Castle is a large castle located in Kanazawa, just to the North-West of the Kenrokuen garden. The castle was destroyed many times through history due to fires and earthquakes but it was restored every time. The most recent work on the castle employed traditional Japanese construction techniques, preserving its historical value. The roof tiles, which give to the castle its distinctive color, are made of lead which could have been melted to make bullets during wartime.

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Country: Japan
Area : Chubu area
Prefecture : Ishikawa-ken
City : Kanazawa-shi
District : Marunouchi
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Delicious grilled chicken and a view of Tokyo Station in Shin-Marunouchi building

Tokyo Station is surrounded by the very modern business district of Marunouchi. One may wonder where to get a good view of the impressive train station, and perhaps more importantly, where to eat delicious Japanese food around the station. I’m going to answer those two questions at once. Continue reading Delicious grilled chicken and a view of Tokyo Station in Shin-Marunouchi building

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Country: Japan
Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tōkyō-to
City : Chiyoda-ku
District : Marunouchi
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Matsumoto Castle

The Matsumoto Castle, located in the city of Matsumoto in Nagano prefecture, is listed as a national treasure of Japan. Built in the 16th century, the castle still has its original wooden structure. It is renowned for the steep wooden stairs leading from one floor to the next, until the uppermost floor. Various weapons of the epoch, including swords and rifles, are displayed along the way.

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Country: Japan
Area : Chubu area
Prefecture : Nagano-ken
City : Matsumoto-shi
District : Marunouchi
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Marunouchi Building and Observatory

The recently renovated Tokyo Station is a landmark in the heart of Tokyo. One can observe it from many locations but the Marunouchi tower may arguably offer one of the best view Continue reading Marunouchi Building and Observatory

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Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tōkyō-to
City : Chiyoda-ku
District : Marunouchi
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Tokyo Station

Tokyo station is the main railway station of the city of Tokyo, and the busiest train station in terms of train frequency. It deserves both local and Shinkansen super-express trains. The Tokyo station went under extensive renovations from 2007 to 2012 and attracts a lot of visitors to the newly revamped Marunouchi wing. Continue reading Tokyo Station

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Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tōkyō-to
City : Chiyoda-ku
District : Marunouchi
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