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In the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa, which is not far from the capital, tourists can visit a relatively not big city – Kamakura. Tourists from all over the world enjoy arriving here because of a big number of historic landmarks and monuments, many of which are very old. Moreover, a mild climate and an amazing location in a forest area make Kamakura one of the best resort cities in Japan. Minamoto no Yoritomo was the founder of Kamakura. In 1180, this shogun and his army came to this part of the country. Minamoto was impressed by the beauty of the area and its spectacular forests that looked like giants protecting this place. He decided to settle in this region and build a residence here. Initially, he built a fortress that could protect him from enemies. Minamoto used the surrounding forest as a guard. This is where the Japanese bakufu government was working as well. The Kamakura Shogunate existed until the 30s of the 14th century. After its fall, the shogun’s residence became abandoned, and the settlement slowly became an ordinary village. When the Meiji period started in 1868 with the reign of Emperor Matsuhito, Japan ended its self-isolation policy and started developing into a first-world country. Approximately at the same time, numerous Japanese artists and writers paid their attention to Kamakura. They were impressed by the beauty of the place and were praising its nature and landscapes in their works. The Japanese village became popular in the country. … Read further

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Kamakura sightseeing

Do you want to see the main shrine in Kamakura? In this case, visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangū. Until the 12th century, this temple was a shrine of two religions, namely, Shintoism and Buddhism. The Meiji period government didn’t like that and decided to remake the building, demolishing some of its parts. Nowadays, Tsurugaoka Hachimangū is a Shinto shrine. The popular religious landmark hosts an interesting … Open

Moving around in Japan - transportation

Japan has a highly developed transport infrastructure. Here, there is a high-quality road network, railway junction, and air transportation service. Popular public transport in Japan is buses, and the fare here is much lower than on trains. As a rule, you pay for the ride in the bus itself when boarding. In cities such as Nagasaki and Kumamoto tram tracks have been laid, so you can use this mode of transport. In the largest cities of Japan, there are underground as well as a surface metros. In the capital city, with the help of this type of transport you can reach any area, including the suburbs. Tickets are sold at the vending machines. … Open

Economy roadmap of Japan

Today, the country’s GDP is formed more by the service sector. Industry accounts for about 25%, and agriculture less than 1.5%. The mineral reserves of Japanese lands are rather scarce. Deposits of limestone, sulfur and coal are developed here. In addition, minor gas production, oil, ore, mercury, gold, pyrite, chromium and other mining operations are conducted on the territory. Even though they are willing to develop their own mining industry, all the metallurgical, energy, and chemical plants are dependent on imported raw materials. The manufacturing industry in Japan is developed at the highest level. The country produces more than 52% of the global volume of all marine vessels. In addition, the country produces a lot of electrical appliances. Such companies as Pioneer, Toshiba, Sony, Kenwood Corporation, Canon, Sharp, Olympus and others are known around the world. … Open

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