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Imagens próximas em Japan

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A: Sasajima intersection

Por iwamori naoto, 60 metros de distância

Sasajima intersection

B: Nagoya Meieki Dori(名古屋名駅通), JP

Por wongchichuen, 90 metros de distância

Nagoya Meieki Dori(名古屋名駅通), JP

C: (JR) Towers Lights

Por Konohazuku, 230 metros de distância

(JR) Towers Lights

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Por iwamori naoto, 270 metros de distância

E: Nagoya Central Towers

Por iwamori naoto, 350 metros de distância

Nagoya Central Towers

F: Nagoya Station - West

Por Blane Ebersold, 500 metros de distância

Nagoya Station is the largest train station in Nagoya.  It is also a hub for several bus lines too. T...

Nagoya Station - West

G: Nagoya Izakaya(名古屋居酒屋2), JP

Por wongchichuen, 1.1 Km de distância

Nagoya Izakaya(名古屋居酒屋2), JP

H: Nagoya Izakaya(名古屋居酒屋), JP

Por wongchichuen, 1.2 Km de distância

Nagoya Izakaya(名古屋居酒屋), JP

I: Kohya bridge - JEWELRY BOX

Por Sakura Kasadera, 1.3 Km de distância

The Kohya bridge (kohya-bashi) is a truss bridge built in 1930. This bridge was made in USA the 19th ...

Kohya bridge - JEWELRY BOX

J: Nagoya City Science Museum

Por MASAHIKO TOYAMA, 1.4 Km de distância

 The Nagoya City Science Museum is a museum located in Sakae, Nagoya in central Japan.The museum hous...

Nagoya City Science Museum

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Japan

Esta é uma visão geral 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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