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Fun Facts About Japan!
The 47 prefectures (districts) of Japan
More About Japan!
Japanese Currency: Japanese yen (¥)
1 Japanese yen is equal to 0.01 Canadian dollars.
Japan consists of forty-seven prefectures, each overseen by an elected governor, legislature and administrative bureaucracy. Each prefecture is further divided into cities, towns and villages.
Weather In Japan
The weather in Japan varies on the region and season.
Japan is also very well known for its automobile manufactures such as Toyota, Honda, Lexus, Mitsubishi ad much more.
Japan is also very famous for its anime and cartoon characters such as "Naruto", "Pokémon", "Astro Boy", "Mario", "Hello Kitty" and much more.
Japan is also well known for it's food such as sushi, tempura, ramen, and rice bowls.
The country of Japan is famous for it's advances in technology (they are more high-tech
and futuristic than many other countries) and miniaturization.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan. It is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, which is roughly equal to a state or province. It is the center of the Greater Tokyo Area, and the largest metropolitan area in the world.
What Is Japan Known For?
More About Tokyo
The government of Japan is a constitutional monarchy where the power of the Emperor is limited. His role is defined as "the symbol of state and of the unity of people." Akihito is the current Emperor of Japan.
As of April 1, 2013, the population of Tokyo is 13.23 million people.
The area of Tokyo is 2,188 square kilometers, making it 0.6% of the total area of Japan.
Japanese is the official language of Tokyo.
Prefectures of Japan
Tourism and Why You Should Visit Tokyo, Japan
The Prime Minister of Japan is the head government of Japan and is appointed by the Emperor. The current Prime Minister of Japan is Shinzō Abe.
Naoki Inose is the Governor of Tokyo elected December 16, 2012 following the resignation of Shintaro Ishihara.
About 127. 96 million people
Japanese and English
Japanese Writing Systems:
Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana and Romaji
Shinto and Buddhism are the two major religions in Japan.
Tokyo is well known for its lit up city in the night. From spending the night at pubs, nightclubs and discos to shopping or eating, there's always something you can do at Tokyo, even in the night.
Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan located on Honshu Island. It is one of Japan's "Three Holy Mountains" along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku. It is a Special Place of Beauty, a Historic Site.
Tokyo National Museum
Located in Ueno Park, Tokyo National Museum is the oldest and largest museum in Japan contaioing meany natural treasure and 600+ Imporatant Cultural Property possessions. The museums collection focuses Japanese art there is also a large collection of Greco- Buddhist Art.
¥500 (or $5.17) for adults
¥400 (or $4.14) for kids
Aside from the busy, modern appearance of Tokyo is unlike anything you've seen before. Tokyo may be one of the most urban cities, but all the culture is there if you know where to find it.
Himeji Castle is a hilltop Japanese Castle located in Himeji. This castle is the finest surviving typical Japanese architecture; it was built in 1333 and 3 expansions were added (the final one in 1618).
The weather in spring is warm but not hot, there's not too much rain, and March-April brings the justly famous cherry blossoms. The average weather in spring ranges from 15°C-23°C.
Summer starts as a rainy season in June and gets warmer in July-August, with extreme humidity and the temperature heading as high as 40°C.
Autumn - Fall, starting in September, has almost the same weather in spring. The average weather also ranges from 15°C-23°C.
Winter is fairly cold with an average of 9°C.
The Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge crossing northern Tokyo Bay between Shibaura Pier and the Odaiba waterfront development in Minato, Tokyo. The towers supporting the bridge are white in color, designed to harmonize with the skyline of central Tokyo seen from Odaiba. There are lamps placed on the wires supporting the bridge, which are illuminated into three different colors, red, white and green every night using solar energy obtained during the day. The bridge has two separate walkways; the north side offers views of the inner Tokyo harbour and the Tokyo Tower, while the south side offers Tokyo Bay and sometimes Mount. Fuji.
Located in Shiba Park, Minato, Tokyo the Tokyo Tower is an Eiffel Tower inspired and is the second-tallest artificial structure in Japan. Over 150 million people have visited the tower since its opening in December 23, 1958.
It is the seat of the Japanese government and the Imperial Palace, and the home of the Japanese Imperial Family.
Earlier, Tokyo was a small fishing village named Edo, meaning estuary. Later, when it became the imperial capital of Japan, in 1868, its name was changed to Tokyo.
The name Tokyo literally translates to Eastern Capital.
Did you know that Sumo Wrestling is Japan's national sport?
Did you know, Tokyo is one of the world’s biggest and most overcrowded cities? Men known as ‘pushers’ are employed to pack people onto the city’s trains.
Takeshita street is a pedestrian-only street lined with cafes, restaurants, fashion boutiques, book stores, toy and gadget shops. Takeshita Street is very popular with teenagers particularly those visiting Tokyo, or local young people shopping for small "cute" goods during the weekend.
Did you know that in Tokyo you can buy batteries, beer, wine, cigarettes, comic books, hot dogs, light bulbs, etc. from vending machines?
More Tourist Attractions
Universal Studios Japan
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Japan is known for many different things.
The National Diet Building is Tokyo's parlament building. It is located at 1-chome, Nagatachō, Chiyoda, Tokyo.
*All pictures from Google Images*
Street View of Shibuya in Tokyo
Shibuya Street, is one of the most popular streets in Japan. It is known for its many shopping centers, restaurants and cafes.