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  1. 1. JAPAN
  2. 2. LOCATION Japan is made up of over 4000 small islands with four main ones: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu Surrounded by water: The Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean The countries across the Sea of Japan are North Korea, South Korea and Russia
  4. 4. Capital And Population Japan’s capital is Tokyo, which is one of the world’s largest cities  The population of Japan is 126,804,433 and ranked 10th for the most population on the planet.  The population density is 336 people per a square mile, which is ranked . 32the Japan is also the leading supplier of fish and the United States biggest trading.
  5. 5. JAPAN FLAG Adopted by Japan on February 27th, 1870 Most commonly known as “Hinomaru” which means “sun disk” or “Nipon”, the “The Land of the Rising Sun” The red circle in the middle represents the sun, and the sun represents sincerity, brightness, warmth, bravery, strength and valor(Courage) The white background stands for purity and honesty
  6. 6. JAPAN CURRENCY  The Japanese Currency is Yen (¥)  1 Japanese Yen = 0.59 INR  1 Japanese Yen= 0.0095 US Dollar  One million yen would equal about 11,918.1 dollars
  7. 7. GOLDEN PAVILION  The pavilion was originally built as a retirement villa for Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu in the late 14th century.  The pavilion was burnt down in 1950 by a young monk who had become obsessed with it. Five years later, the temple was rebuilt as an exact copy of the original.  Emphasis is placed on the building and surrounding gardens being in harmony with one another.  The pavilion is covered in gold leaf which highlights the reflection of the pavilion in the pond and the pond’s reflection on the building.
  8. 8.  Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776 meters (12,388 ft).  The volcano’s exceptionally symmetrical cone is a well-known symbol of Japan and it is frequently depicted in art and photographs, as well as a popular tourist attraction for sightseers and climbers.  An estimated 200,000 people climb Mount Fuji every year, 30% of whom are foreigners.  The ascent can take anywhere between three and eight hours while the descent can take from two to five hours. MOUNT FUJI
  9. 9. Tokyo Imperial Palace  The Emperor of Japan makes his home at the Tokyo Imperial Palace. It also functions as an administration center and museum to showcase Japanese art and history.  The palace is set on the ruins of older castles that were destroyed by fire or war, and architects have honored the past by incorporating design elements of the different eras into the modern palace.  The new palace is surrounded by traditional Japanese gardens and has many reception and function rooms to receive guests and welcome the public.
  10. 10. Tokyo Tower  The Tokyo Tower is a testament to the advancement of technology and modern life.  Inspired by the Eiffel tower design, it is the second tallest man-made structure in Japan and functions as a communications and observation tower.  Visitors can climb the tower for unparalleled views of Tokyo and the surrounding areas as well as visit shops and restaurants.
  11. 11. •Located in Tokyo Dome City •Opened on March 17th, 1988 •Many sports and concerts have and still are taking place in the Dome •Madonna, Michael Jackson, the Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, the Rolling Stones, Janet Jackson, etc. have had a concert in the Dome •Can fit up to 55,000 people at once Tokyo Dome
  12. 12.  The Todaiji Temple in Nara is a feat of engineering.  It is not only the world’s largest wooden building; it is home to the world’s largest bronze Buddha statue.  Surrounded by beautiful gardens and wildlife, the Kegon school of Buddhism is centered here and the grounds hold many artifacts of Japanese and Buddhist history.  Deer are allowed to freely roam the grounds as messengers of the Shinto gods. Todaiji Temple
  13. 13.  The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a colossal outdoor representation of Amida Buddha, one of Japan’s most celebrated Buddhist figure.  Cast in bronze, the Great Buddha stands at over 13 meters (40 feet) high and weighs nearly 93 tons. The statue reportedly dates from 1252.  Although it originally was housed in a small wooden temple, the Great Buddha now stands in the open air as the original temple was washed away in a tsunami in the 15th century. The Great Buddha of Kamakura
  14. 14.  Jigokudani Monkey Park is a famous hot spring area.  The name Jigokudani (meaning “Hell’s Valley”), is due to steam and boiling water that bubbles out the frozen ground, surrounded by steep cliffs and formidably cold forests.  It is famous for its large population of wild Snow Monkeys that go to the valley during the winter when snow covers the park.  The monkeys descend from the steep cliffs and forest to sit in the warm hot springs, and return to the security of the forests in the evenings. Jigokudani Monkey Park
  15. 15.  Built in Hiroshima after the US dropped the Atomic Bomb on August 6, 1945.  120,000 square meter  Every year, there’s an anniversary the day the bomb was dropped with speeches for loved ones, etc.  Set in a park, the memorial features Genbaku Dome, the only building left standing in the vicinity after the bomb dropped. Hiroshima Peace Memorial
  16. 16. Rainbow Bridge
  17. 17.  The Rainbow Bridge a suspension bridge crossing northern Tokyo Bay in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.  Construction started in 1987 and was completed in 1993.  The bridge is 798 metres (2,618 ft) long with a main span of 580 metres (1,903 ft).  The towers supporting the bridge are white in color, designed to harmonize with the skyline of central Tokyo seen from Odaiba. There are lamps placed on the wires supporting the bridge, which are illuminated into three different colors, red, and white and green every night using solar energy obtained during the day.
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