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One of the famous bustling districts in Tokyo is Shibuya, and its renowned pedestrian crossing is a well-known attraction. This crossing, where a multitude of people cross at once, has become a famous tourist spot in itself. In front of Shibuya Station, there is a statue of a loyal dog named Hachiko. “Hachiko Statue at Shibuya Station” Hachiko, born in ...

In the heart of Dotonbori, the central area of Osaka tourism, if you venture into the alleys, you’ll come across a small temple named “Hojenji.” Actually, more famous than the temple itself is the narrow lane called “Hojenji Yokocho.” “Hojenji in a Small Alley in Dotonbori” Hojenji is a temple located in a small alley near Dotonbori in Osaka. Here, ...

The Sinchon area in Seoul is one of the city’s representative bustling districts. Centered around Sinchon Crossroad, it has been a place where culture has flourished, especially given its proximity to major universities in South Korea, including Yonsei University, Ewha Womans University, Sogang University, and Hongik University. Sinchon and Hongdae are also well-known for being frequented by various musicians. In ...

When thinking of the Statue of Liberty, the iconic landmark in New York, often comes to mind. The Statue of Liberty is a symbol representing New York and the United States as a whole. However, Japan also boasts its own version of the Statue of Liberty, and you can find it in Odaiba, Tokyo. Statue of Liberty in Odaiba, Tokyo: ...

Ngong Ping Village, located at the heart of Lantau Island in Hong Kong, sits atop a hill. It’s here that you can find the once-largest statue in the world, the “Tian Tan Buddha.” While it was once the largest, other colossal statues have been constructed, and the Tian Tan Buddha now holds the third place globally. Nonetheless, it still exudes ...

“In Camoes Garden, located in the historic district of Macau, you can find a statue of Saint Andrea Kim Dae-geon. This statue was erected by the Korean Catholic Community in 1985 to commemorate Saint Andrea Kim Dae-geon’s ordination in Macau. The statue depicts Saint Andrea Kim Dae-geon wearing a hat and a sash with a cross. It was established by ...

In various corners of downtown Hong Kong, you can find parks, squares, and green spaces. In the central area of Hong Kong, such as Central Park and Chater Garden, you can find both large parks and smaller green spaces amidst the urban jungle. In the Causeway Bay area of Hong Kong Island, you can discover Victoria Park, named after Queen ...

In the heart of Central, Hong Kong, lies a small square named “Statue Square,” known as “황후상 광장” in Korean. This square can be easily found upon exiting from Exit K of the MTR Central Station, nestled between Hong Kong Park and Chater Garden. “Once Home to Queen Victoria’s Statue” The square earned its name from the presence of a ...

In the vicinity of Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul, various public sculptures can be found throughout the area. These include statues of Admiral Yi Sun-sin guarding Gwanghwamun Square, as well as statues depicting figures like a man and a woman engrossed in reading. Furthermore, across from the Seoul Museum of History, you can also find the iconic public sculpture of “Hammering ...

Dongbaek Island, connected to Haeundae Beach in Busan, is home to several landmarks representing the city, such as the statue of Choe Chiwon, Nurimaru APEC House, and The Bay 101. Among them, you can find another statue on Dongbaek Island with an old legend attached to it, the “Princess Hwangok Mermaid Statue,” located on the cliffs overlooking the sea in ...

Shin Kyuk-ho was an entrepreneur from South Korea and Japan, known as the founder and inaugural chairman of Lotte Group. Lotte expanded its business portfolio from its inception with Lotte Confectionery, venturing into various businesses such as Lotte Hotels, Lotte World, and Lotte Ham. Currently, Lotte has entered the retail industry with ventures like Lotte. Department Store, further realizing the ...

Dooly the Little Dinosaur is a representative comic in South Korea, created by author Kim Soo-jung. It enjoyed nationwide popularity for decades, transcending age and gender boundaries. The series began in 1983 and was serialized as a comic until 1993. It was later adapted into an animated series, becoming a familiar childhood memory for those born in the 70s to ...