hotaru matsuri (firefly festival, japan).

O, this enchanting forest in the Chūgoku region of Japan is the home to gold fireflies that charm the area regularly every year and in other areas of Japan with clean water. Many people attend a Hotaru Matsuri (Firefly Festival). Amazing :D I love Japan

Mt. Fuji, Japan Amazing World

Mount Fuji, Japan is located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain in Japan at m. An active stratovolcano that last erupted in Mount Fuji lies about 100 kilometres south-west of Tokyo, and can be seen from there on a clear day.

Hiroshima Lantern Festival, Japan

Hiroshima Lantern Festival in Japan - Tourism Marketing Concepts Travel Share and enjoy!

Shirakawa-go #Gifu #Japan

~~Ice Cream Village ~ Shirakawa-mura, Gifu Prefecture, Japan by Agustin Rafael Reyes~~

World Heritage - Shirakawa Village, Japan

Shirakawa, Japan * The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The site is located in the Shogawa river valley stretching across the border of Gifu and Toyama Prefectures in central Japan.

アイヌという言葉は「人間」と言う意味です。 北海道の原住民のアイヌ民族には、たくさんの神がみが存在します。 自然界の現象にそれぞれの神がいます。 動物にも神があり、植物にも道具にも、そして家や山、湖にも神があります。 アイヌとは、そうした神がみ(カムイ)に対する人間として位置づけられます。 そして、大自然と共生し、神に祈り、感謝して生活しているのです。 つまり、アイヌ民族の自然観(価値観・存在感)とは極めて雄大なものです。 また「ウタリ」とは「同胞」という意味です。(NPOヒューマンライフより)

Ainu, early century, Hokkaido, Japan (this tribe was known derogatorily in the South as 'the hairy Ainu')

Izumo-taisha Shrine in Izumo, Japan 出雲大社

Ancient Shinto Izumo-taisha Shrine in Izumo, Japan, largest shimenawa (sacred straw rope) in Japan.

terraced rice-fields in Niigata, Japan

Terraced rice-fields in Niigata, Japan. Remembering a meal of plain steamed Niigata rice in a bowl - among the best in the world

Japanese lantern lighting ceremony

Japanese lantern lighting ceremony(toro nagashi) is celebrated on the last day of the Bon Festival to guide the spirits of the dead back home.

夕涼みをする女性 - Hand coloured postcard - 1906

taishou-kun: “ Old japanese postcard Yuusuzumi o suru josei 夕涼みをする女性 (Women to the cool of the evening) - Hand coloured postcard - 1906 ”

Fire Festival Japan

Nachi-no-Hi-Matsuri, one of the three largest fire festivals of Japan, is staged in the Kumano mountains of Wakayama Prefecture. Photo by Masa Kumono

Toyama Bay is the habitat of the world-famous glowing firefly squid, which surface in large numbers every spring in a phenomenon that has been designated a special natural monument.

The Firefly Squid Beach

The Best Funny Pictures GIF and MEMES about The glowing firefly squid of Toyama Japan. Best MEME and GIFS about The glowing firefly squid of Toyama Japan and Funny Pictures