Japanese cuisine is one of the main attractions of Japan, for which the characteristic features of minimalism here and the minimum heat treatment, unusual rules for ordering of meals, table etiquette and table setting. For Japanese cuisine, and is characterized by the use of fresh products, products of long storage can be called only in Fig. In Japan, perhaps the world’s largest selection of seafood, the kitchen seeks to preserve the original taste of the product, while the cuisine of other countries of the Asian region to radically change it, it is also worth noting the seasonality of Japanese life, moderation, unusual Cutlery in the form of sticks, forks on knives are not used at all, except for spoons. As in the French and Japanese cuisine pays attention to the table setting and aesthetic presentation of meals.
Rice and sushi in Japan
The basis of the Japanese diet is rice and fish, the combination of these two products and gave rise to charismatic sushi dish, which has gained great popularity all over the world.
Rice in Japanese is called gohan, similar to bread in the Russian language and often refers to not only the dish but the food itself at all. Unlike European cuisine in Japan prefer a more sticky rice, which is in the process of cooking has a structure of small lumps that are easy to eat with chopsticks. Continue reading
Japan, an island nation in East Asia surrounded by the Pacific ocean and near Korea, Russia and China. The country is located on more than 3 thousands of small and large Islands, most of which is covered by mountains. Hills and mountains cover about 70% of the territory of Japan. The most famous natural sights in Japan – the legendary Fuji volcano with a perfect cone shape, whose slopes are covered with snow most of the year, pine-covered Islands of Matsushima. Snowy mountain peaks, sandy beaches, cherry blossoms and poetic autumn in Japan attract visitors from around the world.
Tourist attractions of Japan
One of the main unofficial symbols of Japan – Sakura . delicate pinkish-white flowers which bloom in the spring only one or two days. The cherry blossom is celebrated in Japan Hanami festival – during the festival, in parks, gardens, alleys, where the Japanese cherry blossoms, thousands of people gather to admire the flowering trees. Hanami literally means “viewing flowers”.
Another, no less poetic Japanese custom – Kojo . observation of the autumn leaf fall. In autumn, when Japan colors the bright colors of maple leaves in the country attracts a lot of tourists at this time of year, like in spring, during the cherry blossom, Japan is especially beautiful.
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The Temple Of Gedong Engonga
The splendor of ancient temples, culture and hospitality of the locals, carefully preserved traditions combined with modern technology and new life style. Colorful markets, folk village, which recreates the everyday life of Koreans as it was a few centuries ago, a dynamic and Seoul, the shopping capital of East Asia.
There are a few good resorts for mountain skiing, for example, Yongpyong on the East coast or the Alpine ski resort near Seoraksan National Park. The ski season lasts from December to March. If you love to play Golf, you will approach South Korea. In the country there are approximately 60 sites. In South Korea, are also common activities in closed spaces, such as Billiards, bathing in the hot springs and classes in Taekwondo, a traditional martial art.
In Seoul you can visit the Royal palaces of the Joseon dynasty — today in their territory museums were opened. Located in the capital of Military history and national museums of Korea, as well as cultural complex Sejong — the largest in the country performing art center.
The ancient city of Gyeongju, the famous ancient temple of Bulguksa, which features the Emile Bell diameter more than two meters and a height of 3.78 m. a Masterpiece of Buddhist art is the granite temple Seokguram grotto with a magnificent statue of the Buddha. In Gyeongju Continue reading