The Japan with its dichotomy tradition – modernity fascinates Westerners, but often on a trip, you cannot learn the true essence of Japan. It would take years of travel and study to understand what the culture of the Japanese people is full. In this article, we will help you in choosing the things not to miss on a trip to Japan, to live as fully as possible your experience in Japan holiday destinations.
Here are ten things to do absolutely in Japan holiday destinations, not necessarily in this order:
ASSIST TO A MATSURI
Numerous Matsuri, or Japanese festivals (usually Shinto) can be found in all cities of Japan and are very frequent in that mark the different changes in climate, or pay homage to a historical event, cultural or may indicate a rite of passage ( such as age) or even may be a popular belief or Shinto.
SLEEP IN A RYOKAN
The Ryokan is traditional Japanese hotels, where rooms with tatami floor have at their center a small table to eat sitting on a pillow in the closet and where you put the futon, the platform bed that night is placed on the tatami (the waitress ).
SEE THE MOUNT FUJI
The Mount Fuji is a mountain any, is Japan’s highest peak (3776 m) that the Japanese consider sacred. The climb is divided into ten stations or stops, and until the fifth station you can get to the bus, then who wants to can walk to the summit.
ASSIST TO A MEETING OF SUMO
The Sumo is Japan’s national sport, and I’m sure you attend in person at a meeting of this particular infighting, dating from the sixth century, it will be an adventure to tell.
GO IN ONSEN
Onsen means “hot spring” and Japan has a population of more than 3,000 across the country. The Japanese tradition of bathing has ancient origins and has an almost sacred significance. After a day of work, ideal for the Japanese it soaks in a hot tub for relaxing, better if it is a thermal spring, which has effects, even more, benefits on body and mind.
A HELPING A SHOW OF A GEISHA / MAIKO
The geisha (or geiko in Kyoto dialect) is one of many images that make us think of luxury destinations in Japan, as it is the embodiment of beauty and Japanese art, with precious kimono, elegant, precise gestures, musicality the ceremonies and dances.
ATTEND A CEREMONY OF YOU’
One of the arts that has to learn a maiko and a geisha is the tea ceremony, called cha-no-yu (an ancient ritual that is one of the highest Zen aesthetic expressions. This tradition is based on four principles defined by the Zen Buddhist Monaco who codified the chanoyu, Sen no Rikiū, namely: harmony (wa), respect (kei), purity (six), quiet (jake).
LOVE TO GO IN A HOTEL
In Japan confidentiality is common knowledge, but, contrary to popular belief, the luxury destinations in Japan are not cold in spite of the public is not polite to show effusions. In fact, in private, the Japanese are passionate As Westerners, who prefer just to prove it away from prying eyes.
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