Higashiyama

4 Important Kyoto Travel Passes you Need to Know About Before You Travel

There are so many areas which are really worth the visit in Japan and there are so many different things to do. Out of all of Japan’s destinations and attractions, Kyoto (京都) is one of the best cities to visit. The best way to explore Kyoto to get to major spots in one day is…

A Must-Visit in Kyoto: Goddess Kannon, the Central Deity of Sanjusangen-do

Sanjusangen-do is a popular temple building in Kyoto which was completed in 1164. It is officially known as ‘Rengeo-in’ or ‘Hall of the Lotus King’ which houses 1,001 human-sized statues of the goddess Kannon. Its temple hall is the longest wooden structure in Japanese history and measures around 120 meters. The temple has actually been…

2 Places to escape from the noisy city of Nagoya

If you have been living in a busy City for quite a long time and need some places where you can unwind, relax and release the tension from a stressful work or surroundings, Higashiyama Zoo, and Botanical garden is exactly the right place for you. 1. Higashiyama Park This place so-called haven is a combination…

Day trip to the Zoo and Botanical gardens of Nagoya

Nagoya zoo and the botanical gardens are situated at Higashiyama. It is called the Hiashiyama park as a whole which consists of the zoo, botanical garden, an amusement area with a sky tower, monorails etc., and a children’s zoo. There are hundreds of species of animals and plants inside this park. The entry pass costs…

Great experience; Jinrikisha (rickshaw, 人力車) [Part 2]

In the previous article, we introduced how you can enjoy jinrikisha. Now we will introduce where you can enjoy it! Relevance:Great experience; Jinrikisha (rickshaw, 人力車) [Part 1] Arashiyama(Kyoto) ebisuya.com/ You can enjoy beautiful and well-known bamboo forest, many temples, beautiful sakura (cherry blossom) in spring and momiji (golden leaves) in autumn here. Basically you can…