Yamakawa Station is a train station on the JR Kyushu Ibusuki Makurazaki Line ,located in Ibusuki City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The station opened in 1936. The post in front of the station says that it is the southernmost manned railway station in Japan. Nearby is Yamakawa Fishing Port.
Ibusuki Station is a train station located in Ibusuki City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened by Japanese Government Railways in 1934. It consists of a side platform with one track and an island platform with two tracks on the ground. Both platforms are connected in the overbridge. Nearby is Ibusuki Onsen, a group of hot springs in the east of Ibusuki.
Makurazaki Station is a train station located in Makurazaki City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The station is the terminus of the Ibusuki Makurazaki Line operated by JR Kyusyu. The station opened in 1931 when Nansatsu Railway opened the line between Kaseda and Makurazaki. The station was moved approximately 100 meters in 2006. The new station consists of single platform with one track. It has no station building.
Okonomiyaki is a Japanese pan-fried cake with various ingredients such as cabbage, meat(generally pork or bacon), octopus, shrimp, squid and kimchi. It is topped with ｐlaned ｄried bonito,green laver and okonomiyaki sauce. The batter for okonomiyaki is made of flour, grated yam, and dashi.
Ibusuki Makurazaki Line is a railway line of Kyushu Railway Company in Kagoshima Prefecture. The line runs between Kagoshima-Chuo Station in Kagoshima City and Makurazaki Station in Makurazaki City. It is 87.8 km long. The line functions as a commuter rail of Kagoshima City and as a sightseeing line to Ibusuki hot spring touristic interest.
Otemoyan is a Japanese folk song of Kumamoto Prefecture in Kyusyu Island. It is sung in Kumamoto accent ,usually accompanied by shamisen, taiko and other percussion. This song made a debut in records by Akasaka Koume in 1935.
Labor Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in Japan, held annually on November 23. Before the World War II, November 23 was Niinamesai in which Emperor made the season's first offering of freshly harvested rice to the gods.
The #2, 2-4-0 tank, displayed in the Kaya Steam Locomotive Square, is one of the oldest locomotive preserved in Japan. The locomotive was imported from Great Britain in 1873 . It ran between Osaka and Kobe on the first railway in 1874.
Sumiyoshi Taisha, located in Sumiyoshi Ward ,Osaka City, enshrines the Sumiyoshi Sanjin. They are Sokotsutsu no Onomikoto, Nakatsutsu no Onomikoto, and Uwatsutsu no Onomikoto. The Sumiyoshi Sanjin are regarded as the gods of the sea and sailing. The shrine also enshrines Empress Jungu.
Arima Onsen Station is a train station located in Arima-cho ,Kita Ward, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The station consists of a dead-end platform and two tracks. It is the terminus of the Kobe Electric Railway Arima Line. The station was opened in 1928 as Dentetsu Arima Station of kobe-Arima Electric Rail Way. The station building was reconstructed in 1989.
Senju-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Tsu city, Mie prefecture. It is motoyama of the Takada branch of Jodo Shinshu . Motoyama is the temple's central sacred mountain where Senju-ji was originally founded by Shinran in 1226. However , today the head temple (hondera) is in Takata, Ninomiya town, in Tochigi prefecture.
Ishinden Station is a train station on the Central Japan Railway Company Kisei Main Line located in Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. The station consists of two side platforms and two tracks on the ground. It has a wooden station building constructed in 1923. Nearby is Senju-ji, the chief Buddhist temple of the Takada branch of Jodo Shinshu.
Arimaguchi Station is a train station on the Kobe Electric RailwayArima Line,located in Kita Ward, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The station is also the terminus for the Kobe Electric Railway Sanda Line. It consists of two island platforms and four tracks on the ground.
Shichi-Go-San is a traditional festival , held annually on November 15, in Japan. Shichi-Go-San means seven-five-three in Japanese. It is celebrated for three and seven year-old girls and three and five year-old boys. Japanese girls dressed up for the Shichi-Go-San festival can be seen at the shrines all over Japan.
The Hokushin Line is operated by Hokushin Kyuko Railway. The line is 7.5 kilometres long and is owned by Kobe Rapid Transit Railway . It has two stations , Tanigami in Kita Ward and Shin-Kobe in Chuo Ward.
Hanayama Station is a train station on the Kobe Electric Railway Arima Line. The station is located in Kita Ward, Kobe City ,Hyōgo Prefecture. It consists of two side platforms and two tracks on the ground.
Tanigami Station is a train station on the Shintetsu Arima Line and the Hokushin Kyuko Electric Railway,located in Kita Ward, Kobe City. The station consists of 5 tracks and 3 island platforms on the second floor.
The Ao Line is a commuter railway line operated by Kobe Electric Railway(Shintetsu )Ao Line in Hyogo Prefecture,Japan. It runs between Kobe and Ono at a distance of 29.2km. The line connects with JR West Kakogawa Line at Ao Station.
Ao Station is a train station located in Ono City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. It is a union station for West Japan Railway Company, Hojo Railway and Kobe Electric Railway. There are a bay ,an island and a side platforms ,and four tracks on the ground.
The Hojo Line is Japanese railway line in Hyogo Prefecture. It is operated by Hojo Railway. The line runs between Ao station ,Ono City and Hojomachi Station, Kasai City ,at a distance of 13.6 km. Hojo Railway ,the third sector company ,took former Japanese National Railways line in 1985. The line connects with JR West Kakogawa Line and Shintetsu Ao Line at Ao Station.
In October, Kikuka Sho is held at the Kyoto Racecourse, Fushimi ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. The Kikuka Sho is a Japanese Domestic Grade 1 horse race. Three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies run over a distance of 3,000 metres.
The traditional Japanese calendars divide a year into 24 solar terms (Sekki). Ritto(literally "start of winter") is he 19th solar term. In the Gregorian calendar, it begins around November 7 and ends around November 22.
The 5 yen coin is one denomination of Japanese yen. 5 yen coin date to 1870 that were minted in gold. However, the current coin are minted in old-script. The current design of the coin represents agriculture, forestry, fisheries and industry(a gear around a hole represents industry). This coin is famous because the Arabic numerals are not marked on either face and a hole is open.
Aizu-Bange Station is a train station on the East Japan Railway Company Tadami Line located in AizubangeTown, Kawanuma District. Fukushima Prefecture. There are two side platforms and two tracks. The station was opened in 1926. In the morning and evening, it is crowded with the high school students who go to nearby schools.>
Aizu-Yanaizu Station is a train station on the East Japan Railway Company Tadami Line located in Yanaizu Town, Kawanuma District. Fukushima Prefecture. There is a side platform with a single track and also an abandoned island platform on the ground. The station has a small wooden station building managed by Aizu-Bange Station.
Culture Day is a national holiday held in Japan on November 3. Culture Day was first held in 1948. However, November 3 was first celebrated as a national holiday called Tencho-setsu in 1868 in honor of the birthday of the Emperor Meiji . With the death of the Emperor Meiji in 1912, November 3 ceased to be a holiday. In 1927, his birthday was first held its own specific holiday, known as Meiji-setsu.
Irozaki Lighthouse is a lighthouse located at Cape Irozaki south of Minamiizu Town, Shizuoka Prefecture. The lighthouse was designed by British engineer Richard Henry Brunton. It was completed on October 5, 1871.
Mikomotojima Lighthouse is a lighthouse located on Mikomotojima Islet located 11 kilometres south of Shimoda port, Shizuoka Prefecture. The lighthouse was designed and constructed by British engineer Richard Henry Brunton. It is known as the first concrete structure to have been built in Japan.