Japan could compete with our country lots of holidays. Particularly fruitful in this respect is considered in Japan the month of may.
Official holidays, which are days off in Japan fourteen, starting from the New year and ending with the birthday of the Emperor. In addition to the national holidays in Japan you can add another hundred holidays that are not weekends. Almost every day in this country celebrate a holiday, and sometimes two. Such a number of weekends and holidays compensates for short holidays that last in this country not more than twelve days.
However, to the main holiday of the Japanese you can actually add two more. First – it’s the holidays, which adjoins the birthday of Emperor Akihito, celebrated on December 23. The second “Golden week” begins the twenty-ninth of April and ends on the fifth of may. Main leave the Japanese to take the same summer, on the eve of the traditional Day of commemoration. Because at this time their main duty the Japanese believe visit native places and graves of their ancestors.
the “Golden week” includes four of the state holiday. The first falls on the twenty-ninth of April – Greenery Day, then the third of may – Constitution Continue reading
Apparently, no country in the world does not cause such a surprise, as Japan. It goes back not only sun, but also modern technology, exotic cuisine, and huge cities developing right before our eyes. They say the old gods dipped into the river the sword, and when he got out, four wonderful drops fell from the blade and into the Islands of Japan. The beauty of this country is breathtaking. The majestic cliffs, connecting with the water space, create a special sense of peace and tranquility proud.
Once closed to the world, Japan has maintained a wonderful ancient tradition that amazes travelers with their uniqueness. Along with the modern skyscrapers in Japanese cities spread out rock gardens and old temples. Here you can see a modern and comfortable home, and light “paper” structures, characteristic of ancient Japan.
The country is replete with scenic seaside resorts. Why is only one island of Okinawa, where karate was invented. Tourists from all over the world come here to feel unusual mysterious Japanese culture. The city that is always awake – so the townsfolk called the second largest Japanese megalopolis – Yokohama. It is a major port city, with its enormous number of Buddhist and Shinto temples located in the neighborhood with modern buildings.
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