Just in Japan

There are some amazing landmarks in Japan and they are worth seeing if you’re lucky enough to visit this gorgeous place also known as Japan. Mount Fuji is extremely sacred and a well known landmark. It is located on Honshu Island and is the highest mountain in Japan. It is 12,388 feet tall and 3,776.24 meters around. It can be seen from Japan with how large it is. The Japanese call it Fuji-san. It was first climbed by a monk in 663. There is an active volcano located on it. It first erupted on December 16, 1707. It is by far the most climbed mountain in the world. Over 100,000 people climb it each year, especially in spring. The luscious mountain if full of cherry blossoms and is definitely a sight to be seen.

Another great place to sight see is Tokyo Disneyland. It is the first Disney park located outside of the United States. It is 115 acres and located in 3 cities. It was opened in April 15, 1983. This is one of the most popular attractions during its peak time. Some days, it has to close its doors at noon because it has reached its full capacity. The cost is 6,900 yen. There are 7 theme parks inside. They are World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland, Critter Country, Fantasyland, Toontown, Tomorrowland.

Another well known attraction is the Himeji Castle. It is located on top of a hilltop and is considered a national treasure. It is located in Kyoto and made up of 83 buildings. Construction was first started in the 1400’s and was completed in 1609 and is all made of wood. Each of the buildings are separated by walkways and gates. As you rise up the levels, the smaller the floor plan gets. The cost to visit the buildings is anywhere between 1,000 and 1,040 yen.

Works Cited:

http://www.orientalarchitecture.com

http://www.japan-guide.com

http://www.Tokyo-top-guide.com

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