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This falls has a tale that Kintaro was used to first bathing water when he was a newborn baby. Kintaro is a legendary japanese hero at about 1000 years ago. 

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Imágenes cercanas en Japan

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A: Ashigara pass

por kiyoharu takamura, a 1.6 km.

Ashigara pass

B: ashigara fort remains

por kiyoharu takamura, a 1.6 km.

ashigara fort remains

C: Ashigara touge(pass)

por kiyoharu takamura, a 1.7 km.

Ashigara touge(pass)

D: yujo falls

por kiyoharu takamura, a 2.9 km.

yujo falls

E: Mt. Kintoki in early Winter

por Taro Tsubomura, a 3.0 km.

Mt. Kintoki is one of peak of the outer ring mountains in Hakone. This is a famous place where Kintar...

Mt. Kintoki in early Winter

F: Mt.Kintoki

por kiyoharu takamura, a 3.0 km.

Mt.kintoki is called 'kintokiyama' or 'kintokisan' or 'inohanayama'. It locates at crater edge of Mt....

Mt.Kintoki

G: colored leaves of Choanji temple

por Yasushi Kishimoto, a 4.2 km.

Choanji temple in Sengokubara is famous place of colored leaves. Gohyaku Rakan forms a line in the pr...

colored leaves of Choanji temple

H: Gohyaku Rakan

por Yasushi Kishimoto, a 4.3 km.

Choanji temple in Sengokubara is famous place of colored leaves. Gohyaku Rakan forms a line in the pr...

Gohyaku Rakan

I: Daiyuzan Saijyouji temple

por Akiyoshi Odagawa, a 4.7 km.

Daiyuzan Saijyouji temple

J: Daiyuzan Saijyouji temple

por Akiyoshi Odagawa, a 4.7 km.

Daiyuzan Saijyouji temple

Este panorama fue tomado en Japan

Esta es una vista general de Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.

The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.

They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.

So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.

The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.

I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.

At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)

Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...

Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.

They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.

Text by Steve Smith.

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