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History

Japan has history for over 2,000 years of history. Visit historical site of Japan to trace Japanese history. Meet great spots which made the history of Japan and person who change the history. Experience the spirits of all those legend of Japan.

Sengoku Period is the most interesting period of Japanese history from end of 15th century to early 17th century. Many Samurai and Daimyo fought for their own dreams. There are many historic sites related with those battles and Samurai. See the traces of Takeda Shingen, Tokugawa Ieyasu and more Samurai.

List of Features

Preserved Area with Traditional Houses

Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings is the category of the protection of groups of traditional houses and buildings f...

National Special Historic Sites

There are many historic sites in Japan. 61 of those important historic sites are registered as the National Special Historic Sites because o...

Takeda Shingen

Takeda Shingen (武田信玄) is a hero of Yamanashi people, and one of the most famouse Daimyo, feudal load, during the Sengoku Period. He was bo...

Four National Treasure Castles

There are 12 existed remaining castle since Sengoku period. Four of them are also chosen as the national treasure of Japan. Himeji Castle, M...

Oda Nobunaga

Oda Nobunaga (織田信長) is the most famous Daimyo in Sengoku Period. He is considered as one of three legendary Heros of Sengoku Period. He was ...

Kumano sacred sites

紀伊山地の霊場と 参詣道 "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range." The locations and path of this heritage site were based on the...

National Special Sceneries

There are 36 beautiful important scenery that are registered as national special sceneries by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Scienc...

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Toyotomi Hideyoshi is one of the most popular War Hero in Sengoku period. He is considered as one of three greatest Heroes of Sengoku period...

Single Eye Dragon: Date Masamune

Date Masamune, a.k.a Single Eye Dragon, is one of the most popular Daimyo in Sengoku period. He is known as the conquest of Tohoku Region, a...

Gardens in Japanese Castle

Many of Japanese Castles have a beautiful garden. Those gardens were designed by the decent garden artists in Edo Period. Daimyo, the lord o...

Samurai Parade

In Japan, there are many festival which demonstrate the parade with whole people wearing traditional Yoroi, the Samurai armers. Those festiv...

The Trail of Miyamoto Musashi Spots

Introducing the spots of Miyamoto Musashi, the most famous sword master in the world. This trail shows the life of Miyamoto Musashi from the...

Tokugawa Ieyasu

Tokugawa Ieyasu is one of the most important and famous Samura/Daimyo in the history of Japan. He was the winner of Sengoku Period and open ...

The legacy of Ninja

Ninja is one of the most famous and popular feature of Japan. Ninja is actually samurai which has special skill of Spy activities. Some time...

Uesugi Kenshin

Uesugi Kenshin/Uesugi Terutora (上杉謙信/上杉輝虎) is one of the most famous Sengoku Daimyo, the feudal lord, in 16th century. He was known as "the ...

Dewa Sacred Mountains

Dewa Sacred Mountains is one of the most important religious holy place in Yamagata Prefecture. There are 3 mountains, Mt. Haguro, Mt. Gassa...

Edo-era post towns and Roads

Introducing old post towns and their major road that connects Edo, the capital as Tokyo, and all other major cities in Edo period. There are...

Trace of Great Sword Masters

During Sengoku period to the end of Edo Period, there are many sword styles were flourished. MustLoveJapan introduces the birth place or hig...

Shinsengumi in Kanto

Shinsengumi is the police force during the confusion of Meiji Restoration. They are the strongest samurai group and the last protection of T...

Battle of Odawara

In 1590, Odawara Castle which was the home ground of Hojo, the strongest Daimyo (feudal lord) in Kanto Area, was surrounded by the military ...

Graves of Famous Samurai.

Visiting Graves of famous Samurai is one of popular way to enjoy travel for Japanese. If you have samurai whom you respect or are a big fan ...

Basho, the Haiku Master

Matsuo Basho (松尾芭蕉) is the most famous Haiku, Japanese style poem, master during early Edo period. He traveled all Japan, found beautiful sc...

Chushingura Spots

Chushingura is one of the most popular and famous Samurai story from Edo period. It is also known as 47 ronin. The story of Chushingura is b...

Graves of Famous Samurai.

Visiting Graves of famous Samurai is one of popular way to enjoy travel for Japanese. If you have samurai whom you respect or are a big fan ...
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