Mount Tsukuba has been a place of both pilgrimage and religious reverence for the last 3000 years. It is said that the two peaks of Mount Tsukaba represent the two gods Izanagi-no-Mikoto, a male deity who is associated with the Nantai peak and Izanami-no-Mikoto, a female deity who is associated with the Nyotai peak.
September 28, 2015
Japan is famed for its beautiful parks and gardens. Many cultural events are held in these parks. They are probably the most frequented places across the country the whole year round. Japanese culture expresses a characteristic aesthetics and sense of harmony that are deeply rooted in nature.
September 16, 2015
In Japan, plum blossoms mark the end of winter and the beginning of spring. There are many famous spots to view the beautiful red, pink and white plum blossoms.
March 5, 2015