Japan (日本) is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea, China, Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the southwest.
island country in East Asia
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Structure of worshipEdit
Hina matsuri (March 3). This is the day on which wishes are expressed for the future happiness of girls.
Koinobori is decorated around children's day (May 5), in honor of sons and in the hope that they will grow up healthy and strong.
Chopsticks are small tapered sticks used in pairs of equal length as the traditional eating utensils.
Fusuma are vertical rectangular panels which can slide from side to side to redefine spaces within a room, or act as doors.
Geisha are traditional, female Japanese entertainers whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music and dance.
Shōji is a door, window or room divider consisting of translucent paper over a frame of wood which holds together a lattice of wood or bamboo.
Tatami is a mat used to cover the floor in a Japanese room.
Art of paintingEdit
Autumn and Winter Landscapes (Sesshu Toyo, 15th C., National Treasure)
Pine Trees (Hasegawa Tohaku, 16th C., National Treasure)
Wind God and Thunder God (Tawaraya Sotatsu, 17th C., National Treasure)
Beauty looking back (Hishikawa Moronobu, 17th C.)
Irises (Ogata Korin, 17th C., National Treasure)
Pine Trees (Maruyama Okyo, 1786, National Treasure)
Three known beauties (Kitagawa Utamaro, 18th C.)
The Kabuki actor Otani Oniji II (Toshusai Sharaku, 1794)
Red Fuji of 36 Views of Mount Fuji (Katsushika Hokusai, 1830)
Nihonbashi of The Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō (Hiroshige Utagawa, 1833)
A portrait of Takami Senseki (Watanabe Kazan, 1837, National Treasure)
Gautama Buddha statue by Tori Busshi at Horyuji (7th C.) (WHS)
Todaiji Daibutsu at Todaiji (8th C.) (WHS)
Ganjin wajyo portrait at Tōshōdai-ji (8th C.) (WHS)
Usuki Stone Buddhas in Usuki (11-13th C)
Amitābha statue by Kaikei at Jōdo-ji in Ono (12th C.)
Kamakura Daibutsu at Kotokuin (13th C.)
Avalokiteshvara statue by Tankei at Sanjūsangen-dō (13th C.)
Shogi, also known as Japanese chess, is a two-player board game in the same family as Western chess.
Go is an ancient board game for two players.
Karuta (Hyakunin Isshu) is a Japanese card game.
- Buildings and structures of national treasures of Japan
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (castles) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (miscellaneous structures) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (residences) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (shrines) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (temples) (see list)
- Fine Arts and crafts of national treasures of Japan
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (ancient documents) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (archaeological materials) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (crafts) (see list1 and list2)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (historical materials) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (paintings) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (sculptures) (see list)
- Category:National Treasures of Japan (writings) (see list)