Land Of The Rising Sun

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Land Of The Rising Sun

  1. 1. Land of the Rising Sun
  2. 2. Mt. Fuji <ul><li>Japan’s most recognizable landmark </li></ul><ul><li>Is venerated as their most sacred mountain </li></ul><ul><li>An international tourist destination </li></ul><ul><li>Mentioned in Japanese literature throughout the ages </li></ul>
  3. 3. Kyoto <ul><li>The epitome of traditional Japanese culture </li></ul><ul><li>The centre of Japanese artistic achievement </li></ul><ul><li>1700 Buddhist temples, 300 Shinto shrines, 200 imperial buldings. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Pavilion <ul><li>One of Kyoto’s most popular attractions </li></ul><ul><li>Function as a shariden , housing the relics of Buddha </li></ul><ul><li>Each of three floors is designed in a different style yet they harmonize well. </li></ul>
  5. 6. The Mirror Pond
  6. 7. Gion
  7. 8. Geisha, the “Woman of Art” <ul><li>Entertainers and dancers who go through rigorous training in numbers of traditional skills. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Geishas on stage </li></ul>
  9. 10. Himeji, the White Egret Castle <ul><li>The most impressive fortress in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>An excellent example of a typical Japanese castle </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Chado – </li></ul><ul><li>Tea Ceremony </li></ul>Sakura flower There are still more things to see in Japan…
  11. 13. ありがとう

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