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  1. 1. Japan Where life is bright even at night © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. Historical Moments <ul><li>1952 - 1989 :Japan entered a period of peace and great economic growth after enacting the Treaty of San Francisco. </li></ul><ul><li>1945 August, 6th: The first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. </li></ul>© 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  3. 3. Japanese Atmosphere In Japan they tell their weather in the Celsius scale compared to America that use the Fahrenheit scale . © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. Attractions The National Art Center, Tokyo 7-22-2 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo 106-8558 Tel: 03 6812 9900 The National Art Center Tokyo is open 10-6pm, closed on Tuesdays with late opening on Fridays until 8pm. A castle town situated at the mouth of the Nishiki river . It's symbol the Kintai-kyo bridge was constructed by Kikkawa Hiroyoshi, Lord of Iwakuni in 1673 during the Edo period. It is a five arch bridge, and one of the three famous bridges of Japan. Cherry blossom in the spring and cormorant fishing in the summer only add to the attraction of this bridge. Other places to see include Iwakuni Castle, Kikko Park, and the white snake display. © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  5. 5. Shopping ¥ 8,400 ¥ 4,830 ¥ 4,000   © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved Kokeshi dolls Kokeshi, the most typical doll of northern Japan, have been made by woodturners at hot springs throughout the region for almost 200 years. Dogwood and maple are the woods commonly used. Just cylinders with round heads attached, the dolls are usually painted in floral designs and basic colors, with non-toxic vegetable dyes. There are 10 basic styles of kokeshi, but the variations are limitless. First made as toys for girls, the dolls have become popular collectibles with adults.
  6. 6. Nightlife Bar Milwaukee. An English-style pub in a basement that features darts, foosball and a pool table. And a lot of Gaien men. Be careful upon entering; the dart board is precariously close to the bottom of the stairs. Tokyo’s Club Yellow © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  7. 7. Hakone, a scenic area near Mt. Fuji, is one of the most renowned hot spring resorts in Japan. Among the resorts in the area, Tenzan hot spring resort is one of the most famous hot springs suitable for one day visits. Tenzan is located in the hills near Hakone-Yumoto, the terminal station of the Odakyu line. Tenzan is an authentic hot spring where you can enjoy Hinoki (Japanese cypress) and open air baths as well as soba and other varieties of Japanese cuisine. Foreigners will be moved by the quiet Japanese atmosphere. To get there takes about two hours by train from Tokyo. Ikkyu (Facilities for hot spring only. Hinoki bath and open air bath) Admission fee: Adults 1,000 yen Children 630 yen (Children from 1 year of age to those in the final year of elementary school) Opening hours: 11:00 ~ 19:00 Closed at 20:00 Sat., Sun. and national holidays open until 20:00. Closed at 21:00 Closed: Thursdays Tenzan (5 baths for men and 6 baths for women, restaurants and rest area) Admission fee: Adults 1,200 yen Children 630 yen (Children from 1 year of age to those in the final year of elementary school) *Required also for those using dining facilities only. Opening hours: 9:00 ~ 22:00 Closed at 23:00 Closed: For approximately 5 days in the middle of December. Hotels & Accommodations © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  8. 8. Restaurants East Towne Mall Teppanyaki style, freshly cooked Japanese cuisine &quot;made to order“ in front of the customer. Major Lines Chicken, Beef, & Shrimp Teriyaki, Rice Store Location: Lower Level, FC-12 Phone: 608.243.8686 Tokyo has some of the best restaurant for savoring Japanese food. The restaurants perfect the traditional cuisine to serve an authentic dish. The Japanese have their own distinct style of dining, which is well preserved by the restaurants which serve a delicious blend of seafood and other traditional Japanese ingredients. © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  9. 9. How to get around Air transportation Air plane Automobile © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  10. 10. Health & Beauty Rock climbing A 4-part lesson that teaches the fundamentals of climbing techniques. You’ll receive in-depth instructions on how body positioning and movement affects your climbing ability. This workshop has been popular among beginners who are keen to get the basic movement right. Shiro salon by 1980/ Takuya Hosokai + Hiromasa Mori Shiro is a hair and beauty salon in Fukui, Japan, built back in 2006 but never before published, by architects 1980. Shiro means white in Japanese, in contrast to Kuro, which means black and which is also the name of another house by the same architects. The steel-frame building has a footprint of 78 m2 and a total floor area of 194 m2. Zavod Big Dunajska cesta 20 1000 Ljubljana Slovenia T: +386 1-431-2222 Boxing Gyms in Japan help you work out with personal trainers. © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  11. 11. Pics © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved
  12. 12. Hot Spots http://www.shopeasttowne-mall.com www.jnto.go.jp/ www. japan -guide.com www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/ japan www. japan times.co.jp © 2008 Kameeka Miller All Rights Reserved