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Kanazawa, the capital of Ishikawa Prefecture, is situated in the heart of the Japanese archipelago. The area where the city was built is between two rivers, namely, the Sai and Asano. Besides that, Kanazawa is situated on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It is hard to put into words how picturesque local nature is. It is virtually impossible to find another city in the world where ancient so peacefully coexists with modern. Miraculous old temples with their centuries-old history border with modern universities, colleges, and academies. Thanks to such a large choice of educational facilities, Kanazawa is often recognized as the intellectual center of Japan. The history of this region started more than five centuries ago. At that time, there was a religious group called Ikko that practiced Buddhism. Buddhist monks from this group were the first people who built a temple on the site of modern Kanazawa. They called it Kanazawa Gobo. In the 80s of the 16th century, the new settlement got a ruler – Maeda Toshiie. Coming from the Maeda samurai clan, Maeda Toshiie was an educated ruler with excellent management and organizational skills. He made Kanazawa a well-developed city with the blooming economy that was not inferior to such large Japanese cities as Kyoto and Tokyo. Taking into consideration all regions in Japan, Kanazawa occupies the fourth place in the list of the most developed cities in the country. The region almost didn’t suffer any damage from airplane … Read further

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Kanazawa sightseeing

The gorgeous building has an interesting detail – a roof made of lead. The choice of the material was not random. First, lead was immune to fire damage, and, second, soldiers could make bullets from the roof in case of a castle siege. Kanazawa Castle looks like a well-protected fortress with guardian towers, earth wall, arrow loops, and special hidden areas where soldiers could hide and then attack their … Open

Moving around in Japan - transportation

The main means of transportation for the Japanese is railway networks. The total length of the railways is 29,000 kilometers. Here, trains are considered the most popular and fastest means of transport, which runs not only within one city, but also between different cities and even islands. Japanese trains are always punctual and come in exact accordance with the schedule. The largest stations serve more than 2 million people per day. Special attention should be paid to JR trains; these are special trains that run within a particular region or city at intervals of 5-10 minutes. In order to find your way around, it is best to purchase a special guide with the routes of trains of this type. It costs from 120 yen. … Open

Economy roadmap of Japan

One of the main exports of Japan is automotive products. There are a lot of factories on the territory of the country that are engaged in the automotive industry. The largest brands are Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan and Honda. The main branches of agriculture are plant growing and fishing. In terms of crop production, rice tops the chart. After all, rice as you know, is the national product of all Japanese. Thanks to specially developed technologies for planting rice, at the end of the last century, the Japanese achieved an incredible economic miracle. As a result, the incomes of the local population have increased significantly. Consequently, the demand for rice has also increased, although in the early 2000s, the amount of agricultural land decreased slightly. This resulted to an acute shortage of rice in some regions. Today, about 23% of the gross output of the rural population precisely profits from growing the national product. … Open

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