Saturday, 10 June 2017

Unusual Places to Visit in Japan

#JAPAN is rich in culture, history and technology and is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Asia. There are also a number of strange and little known attractions for adventurous travelers to visit.

Tokyo Parasite Museum - a museum dedicated to parasites! The museum exhibits about 300 parasite specimens, displaying various types of parasitic specimens with accompanying educational movies. Other exhibits are “Human and Zoonotic Parasites” showing parasite lifecycles and the symptoms they cause during human infection. 
Cat island, Tashirojima - this island’s “cat history” started when the local brought one cat to keep mice from his silkworm farms. Ever since then the cat population has been growing, and now there are officially more cats than people living on this island (around 800,000 cats, and 400,000 people).

Okunoshima Island - located in the city of Takehara in Hiroshima prefecture it is also known as the bunny island due to it’s high rabbit population.  
Some sources say that the rabbits were brought to this island to test the effects of poison during the World war II. Others says that there was a group of students on a school trip to this island who released eight rabbits back in 1971. now home to more than 300 rabbits living freely its 700,000 square meters.

Yoro Park - this park was a project and design of new york based artist named Shusaku Arakawa and his wife/partner Madeline Gins with a nickname “The Site Of Reversible Destiny” located in Yoro, Gifu Prefecture.

Zeni Arai - also known as Benzaiten Ugafuku shrine. This shrine is visited by those who want to get lucky with money. The place has a water fountain used for washing the money, if you wash your money in that fountain, it is said that it will greatly increase in amount.

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