Monday 11 Jul, 2016

Fly Me There Right Now: Japan

Imperial PalacePhoto Credit:Cheryl Harvey
Imperial Palace
Explore the residence of the Emperor of Japan – the only remaining monarch to rule with the title “Emperor.”

Itkasuma shrinePhoto Credit: Inefekt69
Itsukushima Shrine
As one of the most iconic sites in Japan, the floating torii gate has been a part of Japanese history since 1168.

Inari ShrinePhoto Credit: Robert Young
Inari Shrine
Every year, thousands of visitors walk through the Torii gates of the Fushimi Inari Shrine – a tribute to Shinto, god of rice.

Great BuddhaPhoto Credit: Gerald Ford
Kamakura
There’s something you don’t see every day! You can visit the Great Buddha in Kamakura, the political center of Eastern Japan!

Hiroshima MemorialPhoto Credit: Norma Monette
Hiroshima
Learn about World War II and commemorate the devastation of the event on a visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.

Bamboo GrovesPhoto Credit: Ludovic
Arashiyama Bamboo Groves
Find yourself in a new, magical, mystical, world as you walk through the bamboo-lined paths of the Arashiyama Groves!

Travel to Japan with your students next year!