For its sophisticated arts and crafts as well as beautifully preserved traditional neighbourhood, Kanazawa is often described as “little Kyoto”. For the full article, please refer to ANA Experience Japan.
Rising above Mt. Torafusu lies the architectural beauty Wakayama Castle as the cherry blossoms engulf Kimiidera overlooking the sea and the town.
As a site of many battles between rivaling clans in the region, Koriyama today is home to superb cherry blossoms blooming in spring.
So you just visited Nijo Castle in the center of Kyoto, the famous Himeji Castle or the impressive Osaka Castle and still cannot get enough of the architecture of Japanese castles.
Aizu-Wakamatsu in the heart of Tohoku is rich with intriguing history, renowned beauty and the essence of the way of the samurai.
According to some, had it not been destroyed by bombardments in World War II, Nagoya Castle would have surpassed Himeji Castle as Japan’s most impressive feudal castle.
The Green Leaf Castle on top of Sendai’s Aoba Mountain does not only have a rich history, but is also a great spot to view cherry blossoms.
You can still hear the floorboards’ nightingale song as you step through the beautiful Nijo Castle after having enjoyed the serene grounds in spring.
A day trip to Hikone to visit the traditional castle and the many other bonusses the small catsle town offers.