The culture of japan

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The Culture of Japan

Where is it?

Japan is situated in Asia and it lies with Russia, the Sea of Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, North Korea, China and the Pacific Ocean.

What are the people like?

People think Japanese is a cold and unfriendly person, but that’s totally wrong. They’re so respectful and maybe this respect shows them like cold persons. Maybe because of our warm Latincharacter is so typical to be the best friend of someone two hours after meet her or him, telling our life and our problems, something that doesn’t happen in Japan.

At the beginning, when you meet Japanese, they are so reserved with their privacy, trying to do not ask things that maybe you don’t to talk about. But after that, they are so friendly and funny, especially the young girls with their funnychanges of voice’s tones. So, you shouldn’t ask something that isn’t “appropriate”.
The kindness of Japanese is even exaggerated. If you have any problem, be sure that Japanese people will help you, don’t worry!
What is the country like?
If you’re looking for beautiful landscapes, you should drive a few hours from the great urban centers like Tokyo to a totally different world.Maybe you will want to picture yourself in a peaceful pastoral area with lush mountains and peaks in the background. How about a small community in the remote mountains, or a seaside fishing village? A journey to the countryside can be the key to satisfaction especially if you’re travelling what means getting away from all and exploring a world yet unknown to meet the people in their own locale.Sightseeing:

Japan is well known for its safe cities, but to understand just how safe it really is, you really have to visit the country. Women can walk safely almost anywhere on their own, at any time of day or night. It's not unusual to see kids riding the subway alone, and sleeping on trains seems like the national pastime! Unattended belongings lying in a bar or restaurant are rarelyinterfered with.

Nearly everyone has a story about the time they lost their wallet and it was either returned to them by the police or they went back a few days later to the place they lost it and found it still there, contents intact. But that doesn't mean you can afford to be careless. The same commonsense rules apply in Japan as anywhere else. Take care of your things, and be aware of what's goingon around you.

So, knowing the things before mentioned and for a glimpse into Japan's past, the Asakusa district is the place. The many narrow back streets, lined with old buildings and shops, sell traditional items from kimono to hand-made combs. Asakusa Kannon Temple, with its colorful shopping lanes, is a marvelous place to buy souvenirs.

Also, you must visit Mt. Fuji, the best knownsymbol of Japan. This will take you only a few hours. Be sure to visit Mt. Fuji during the months of July and August, that’s the best time to visit it and don’t forget the Fuji Five Lakes district to the north, which offers extensive opportunities for hiking, boating, fishing, camping, and picnicking.

If you are interested in arquitecture, you should visit the Katsura Imperial Villa, located inwestern Kyoto, which is considered one of the finest examples of traditional Japanese architecture and garden landscaping.

Another major attraction in western Japan is located in Himeji City. You should visit Himeji Castle, one of the most beautiful castles to be found in the nation.


A traditional Japanese housing does not have a designated use for each room aside from the entrancearea (genkan), kitchen, bathroom, and toilet. Any room can be a living room, dining room, study, or bedroom. This is possible because all the necessary furniture is portable, being stored in a “oshiire”, a small section of the house used for storage. It is important to you to note that in Japan, living room is expressed as i-ma, living "space". This is because the size of a room can be changed by...
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