Japan is a country of captivating contrasts, where ancient gods rub shoulders with modern technology, skyscrapers give way to paddy fields and bustling crowds disperse into the classical gardens. This tour is the perfect introduction to this fascinating archipelago.
Immerse yourself in the unique and fascinating culture of Japan. Encompassing the essentials with futuristic cities, imperial heritage and magnificent nature, this tour incorporates a number of experiences that give your holiday a truly authentic edge.
Traditional versus modern, nature versus urban – Japan is a land of contrasts. This exhilarating tour encompasses it all, delving deeper into Japan's rich past, present and future, covering robot restaurants to tranquil temples to potent saké and all that's in-between
In 1950 a young monk burnt down the original 14th century building – what we see today is a reconstruction constructed to the original designs
The temple is officially called ‘Rokuonji’ or Deer Garden Temple
The Golden Pavilion is three stories high – the top two stories are covered in pure gold leaf
The buildings exhibits three architectural styles – shinden, samurai and zen
The typical zen garden is designed to illustrate the harmony between heaven and earth
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