金沢城(Kanazawa Jo) Kanazawa Castle – Ishikawa Pref.

In 1582, Maeda Toshiie, the feudal lord of Kaga,  begun to build this Sophisticated castle. It is said that he invited Takayama Ukon who is known as a Christian feudal lord for construction. In clear weather, the white walls reflect the sunlight and look more beautiful.玉泉院丸庭園(Gyokusen-inmaru garden) located in Kanazawa castle park is a three-dimensional garden whose stone walls […]

岡山後楽園(Okayama Korakuen ) One of the Three Great Gardens in Japan – Okayama Pref.

Korakuen is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan in Okayama. This spectacular garden was built by Ikeda Tsunamasa, a feudal lord of Okayama in the early Edo period. There are a number of historical buildings which represents Genroku bunka. This place was an oasis for successive feudal lords. In the “Sawa-no-Ike(ike means pond)” of the park, […]

立山連峰(Tateyama Renpo ) Tateyama mountain range – Toyama, Nagano, and Gifu Pref.

Tateyama mountain range is a part of the Hida Mountains that straddles in Toyama, Gifu, and Nagano Prefecture. This huge range has some glaciers and the terrain formed by the large-scale glacier that existed in the ice age. The views of Tateyama mountains from the city is wonderful. However, it is also exceptional what you […]