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Japan Tourism in Stunning Wakayama: Negoro-ji and Buddhism

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Japan Tourism in Stunning Wakayama: Negoro-ji and Buddhism Walter Sebastian and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Wakayama prefecture is a perfect place to visit for tourists who adore culture, architecture, the richness of Buddhism, the indigenous faith of Shintoism, stunning beaches, an amazing castle, and because of multiple other factors. Also, the closeness of […]

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Japanese Tourism and High Culture: Amazing Nara

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Japanese Tourism and High Culture: Amazing Nara Tomoko Hara and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times Nara is the place where Japanese high culture began to flourish and in time this would equally become embodied within the environment of Kyoto after the capital was moved. This amazing city is located in the vibrant Kansai region where […]

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Kukai and the impact of Shingon Buddhism in stunning Koyasan: Amazing beauty of Wakayama

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Kukai and the impact of Shingon Buddhism in stunning Koyasan: Amazing beauty of  Wakayama Michel Lebon and Walter Sebastian Modern Tokyo Times   Kukai is one of the most powerful individuals in Japanese history and religion. Today his legacy can be seen throughout Shingon Buddhism and this branch of Buddhism is still growing and developing […]

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Osaka Fashion in Vibrant Namba and Ideal Base for Tourism in Kansai

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Osaka Fashion in Vibrant Namba and Ideal Base for Tourism in Kansai Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times Osaka is one of the most powerful cities in the world when it comes to economic power but the richness of this city is often overlooked when compared with Tokyo. However, the thriving fashion districts […]

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Art, Culture, Religion and Tourism in Hakone: Rich Legacy of Shintoism and Mount Fuji

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Art, Culture, Religion and Tourism in Hakone: Rich Legacy of Shintoism and Mount Fuji James Jomo and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Hakone is a very popular tourist destination because you have so many places to visit and the views of Mount Fuji in certain locations are extremely stunning. Throughout Hakone you have many museums […]

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Japan Tourism and Musashi-Kyuryo National Park: Shinrin Park in Saitama

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Japan Tourism and Musashi-Kyuryo National Park: Shinrin Park in Saitama Tomoko Hara and Sebastian Walter Modern Tokyo Times The full name of Shinrin Park (Shinrin Koen) in Saitama prefecture is Musashi-Kyuryo National Government Park. If you are a tourist or reside in Tokyo, then it takes just under one hour from Ikebukuro train station. This […]

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Negoro-ji in Stunning Wakayama: Buddhism, Culture and Japanese Tourism

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Negoro-ji in Stunning Wakayama: Buddhism, Culture and Japanese Tourism Walter Sebastian and Jay Doggett Modern Tokyo Times Japan is blessed with amazing nature and the historical and cultural reality of this unique nation means that you have so many stunning places to visit. Wakayama prefecture is located in the Kansai region and throughout this part […]

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Fukushima Tourism: Stunning Mountains of Ura-Bandai, Abukuma Cave, Art and vibrant Koriyama

Fukushima Tourism: Stunning Mountains of Ura-Bandai, Abukuma Cave, Art and vibrant Koriyama  Tomoko Hara and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Fukushima is a stunning prefecture in Japan which is awash with amazing landscapes where people can escape the stresses of life. Koriyama is the commercial capital of Fukushima prefecture and for many tourists this […]

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Japanese Tourism in Kurobe and Wakayama: Beaches, Culture, Religion and Stunning Nature

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Japanese Tourism in Kurobe and Wakayama: Beaches, Culture, Religion and Stunning Nature Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The mystery of Japan is best summed up by the stunning nature of this adorable nation which beckons tourists to “another world” where dreams and memories are made. The Shinto faith with its deep roots […]

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Jigokudani Monkey Park in the Winter Period: Japan Tourism in Stunning Nagano

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Jigokudani Monkey Park in the Winter Period: Japan Tourism in Stunning Nagano Michel Lebon and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times In Nagano prefecture you have the Jigokudani Monkey Park whereby visitors can watch Snow Monkeys (Japanese Macaques) bathing in a natural onsen (hot spring). The best season to watch from a photographic point of view […]

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