Japan, Land of the Rising Sun and Snow Monkey Photography

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A sample collection of 30 images from a short trip to Japan essentially to see the Snow Monkeys of Nagano, but also taking in the beauty of Takayama, the traditional houses of Shirakawa, Nagano and the Snow Monkey Park at the Jigokudani hot spring culminating in Nagoya.

     
Takayama, Japan
     
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1. Takayama, Japan. Takayama is a city in Japans mountainous Gifu Prefecture. The narrow streets of its Sanmachi Suji historic district are lined with wooden merchants houses dating to the Edo Period, along with many small museums. The city is famed for its biannual Takayama Festival, going back to at least the mid-1600s, celebrating spring and fall with parades featuring ornate, gilded floats and puppet shows - Hida Kokubunji Temple.

2. Takayama, Japan. Takayama is a city in Japans mountainous Gifu Prefecture. The narrow streets of its Sanmachi Suji historic district are lined with wooden merchants houses dating to the Edo Period, along with many small museums. The city is famed for its biannual Takayama Festival, going back to at least the mid-1600s, celebrating spring and fall with parades featuring ornate, gilded floats and puppet shows - isolated tree

3. Takayama, Japan. Takayama is a city in Japans mountainous Gifu Prefecture. The narrow streets of its Sanmachi Suji historic district are lined with wooden merchants houses dating to the Edo Period, along with many small museums. The city is famed for its biannual Takayama Festival, going back to at least the mid-1600s, celebrating spring and fall with parades featuring ornate, gilded floats and puppet shows - picturesque Takayama just after breakfast

4. Takayama, Japan. Takayama is a city in Japans mountainous Gifu Prefecture. The narrow streets of its Sanmachi Suji historic district are lined with wooden merchants houses dating to the Edo Period, along with many small museums. The city is famed for its biannual Takayama Festival, going back to at least the mid-1600s, celebrating spring and fall with parades featuring ornate, gilded floats and puppet shows - traditional street

5. Takayama, Japan. Takayama is a city in Japans mountainous Gifu Prefecture. The narrow streets of its Sanmachi Suji historic district are lined with wooden merchants houses dating to the Edo Period, along with many small museums. The city is famed for its biannual Takayama Festival, going back to at least the mid-1600s, celebrating spring and fall with parades featuring ornate, gilded floats and puppet shows - traditional street

6. Shirakawa, Japan. Shirakawa-go (Shirakawa Village) is a Japanese mountain settlement in what was once considered a wild and unexplored region located in Ono District, Gifu Prefecture. Because of the areas natural environment, with high mountains and heavy snowfall, interaction with neighbouring regions was limited and has been registered as a World Cultural Heritage site attracting tourists all the year round - traditional style housing

7. Shirakawa, Japan. Shirakawa-go (Shirakawa Village) is a Japanese mountain settlement in what was once considered a wild and unexplored region located in Ono District, Gifu Prefecture. Because of the areas natural environment, with high mountains and heavy snowfall, interaction with neighbouring regions was limited and has been registered as a World Cultural Heritage site attracting tourists all the year round - traditional style housing in Shirakawa

8. Shirakawa, Japan. Shirakawa-go (Shirakawa Village) is a Japanese mountain settlement in what was once considered a wild and unexplored region located in Ono District, Gifu Prefecture. Because of the areas natural environment, with high mountains and heavy snowfall, interaction with neighbouring regions was limited and has been registered as a World Cultural Heritage site attracting tourists all the year round - the famous houses of Shirakawa

9. Shirakawa, Japan. Shirakawa-go (Shirakawa Village) is a Japanese mountain settlement in what was once considered a wild and unexplored region located in Ono District, Gifu Prefecture. Because of the areas natural environment, with high mountains and heavy snowfall, interaction with neighbouring regions was limited and has been registered as a World Cultural Heritage site attracting tourists all the year round - traditional house in Shirakawa

10. Shirakawa, Japan. Shirakawa-go (Shirakawa Village) is a Japanese mountain settlement in what was once considered a wild and unexplored region located in Ono District, Gifu Prefecture. Because of the areas natural environment, with high mountains and heavy snowfall, interaction with neighbouring regions was limited and has been registered as a World Cultural Heritage site attracting tourists all the year round - overview of Shirakawa

11. Nagano, Japan. Nagano is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan and was elevated to city status on April 1, 1897. It was the first city founded in Nagano Prefecture and the 43rd city in Japan - looking towards the main gate of Zenko-Ji Temple

12. Nagano, Japan. Nagano is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan and was elevated to city status on April 1, 1897. It was the first city founded in Nagano Prefecture and the 43rd city in Japan - the main gate of Zenko-Ji Temple

13. Nagano, Japan. Nagano is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan and was elevated to city status on April 1, 1897. It was the first city founded in Nagano Prefecture and the 43rd city in Japan - entrance to Zenko-Ji Temple

14. Nagano, Japan. Nagano is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan and was elevated to city status on April 1, 1897. It was the first city founded in Nagano Prefecture and the 43rd city in Japan - Buddhas of Zenko-Ji Temple

15. Nagano, Japan. Nagano is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan and was elevated to city status on April 1, 1897. It was the first city founded in Nagano Prefecture and the 43rd city in Japan - Zenko-Ji Temple

16. Nagano, Japan. Nagano is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan and was elevated to city status on April 1, 1897. It was the first city founded in Nagano Prefecture and the 43rd city in Japan - the 7th Century Zenko-Ji Temple

17. Nagano, Japan. Nagano is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan and was elevated to city status on April 1, 1897. It was the first city founded in Nagano Prefecture and the 43rd city in Japan - Zenko-Ji Temple

18. Nagano, Japan. The Jigokudani Monkey Park (Jigokudani Yaen Koen) offers visitors the unique experience of seeing wild monkeys bathing in a natural hot spring. The park is inhabited by Japanese Macaques, which are also known as Snow Monkeys. It is located in the monkeys natural habitat, in the forests of the Jigokudani valley in Yamanouchi, not far from the onsen towns of Shibu and Yudanaka.

19. Nagano, Japan. The Jigokudani Monkey Park (Jigokudani Yaen Koen) offers visitors the unique experience of seeing wild monkeys bathing in a natural hot spring. The park is inhabited by Japanese Macaques, which are also known as Snow Monkeys. It is located in the monkeys natural habitat, in the forests of the Jigokudani valley in Yamanouchi, not far from the onsen towns of Shibu and Yudanaka.

20. Nagano, Japan. The Jigokudani Monkey Park (Jigokudani Yaen Koen) offers visitors the unique experience of seeing wild monkeys bathing in a natural hot spring. The park is inhabited by Japanese Macaques, which are also known as Snow Monkeys. It is located in the monkeys natural habitat, in the forests of the Jigokudani valley in Yamanouchi, not far from the onsen towns of Shibu and Yudanaka.

21. Nagano, Japan. The Jigokudani Monkey Park (Jigokudani Yaen Koen) offers visitors the unique experience of seeing wild monkeys bathing in a natural hot spring. The park is inhabited by Japanese Macaques, which are also known as Snow Monkeys. It is located in the monkeys natural habitat, in the forests of the Jigokudani valley in Yamanouchi, not far from the onsen towns of Shibu and Yudanaka.

22. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - Nagoya Castle

23. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - in the grounds of Nagoya Castle

24. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - Ninja and Samurai Show

25. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - Ninja and Samurai Show

26. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - Osu Kannon Temple

27. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - Central Park and Nagoya TV Tower

28. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - Oasis 21

29. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - Oasis 21 and Nagoya TV Tower

30. Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya is the largest city in the Chubu region of Japan and is the fourth-largest incorporated city and the third-most-populous urban area. Located on the Pacific coast on central Honshu it is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and is one of Japans major ports - Nagoya TV Tower from Oasis 21

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