Japan: Sites and Culture - The shrines and temples of Nikko, together with their natural surroundings, have for centuries been a sacred site known for its architectural and decorative masterpieces. They are closely associated with the history of the Tokugawa Shoguns.
Northern Ireland is a constituent unit of the United Kingdom. It is a separate region from Ireland itself. Travel to Northern Ireland has been popular as of late, with many tourists looking to explore its beautiful sacred, cultural and natural sites. Needless to say, there are as many sights to visit as there are in Republic of Ireland.
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Japan: Sites and Culture - Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama. Located in a mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long period of time, these villages with their Gassho-style houses subsisted on the cultivation of mulberry trees and the rearing of silkworms.