Colorful Carp Streamers
People prepare to hoist colorful Koinobori or carp streamers into the air over the Akutagawa river at Akutagawa Sakurazutumi Park on April 24, 2016 in Takatsuki, Japan. Koinobori, meaning 'carp streamer', are traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Tango no sekku, or Children's Day. Children's Day takes place on May 5 and is also a National Holiday.MORE
Himeji Castel
The main tower of Himeji Castle seen during the sunset on September 18, 2015 in Himeji, Japan. The Himeji Castle is UNESCO World Heritage sites, initially built in 14th century. Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe More

Cherry Blossoms In Full Bloom In Japan
People row a boat under cherry blossoms at Sakuranomiya Park on April 9, 2012 in Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe) More Photos

Japanese Macaques Suffer Hay Fever
A 19-year-old Japanese macaque monkey named Monday scratches her eyes while suffering an allergy to pollen from the cedar tree, at Awajishima Monkey Center on March 26, 2012 in Sumoto, Hyogo, Japan. Some twenty monkeys are suffering the effects of hay fever at this time of the year, with the typical symptoms being the same as with humans. Japanese government had plant cedar tree nationwide after the World War II for restore the nation’s forest. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)More Photos

Japanese Macaques Form Huddle To Keep Warm 
Japanese macaque monkeys huddle together to protect themselves against the cold weather at Awajishima Monkey Center on February 10, 2012 in Sumoto, Hyogo, Japan. Severe winter weather has hit Japan with more heavy snow forecast today. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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Autumn Leaves With Spider
A spider is seen in nest of autumn leave hang on December 11,2011 in Masui mountain, Himeji city, Japan. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe) More Photos
Views Of Bouze Island
Bouze Shrine Bridge is seen over the sea on November 25, 2011 in Himeji, 
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Daily Life In Japan's Third Largest Chinatown
A woman arranges the Taiwan tea powder at a Chinese tea shop in Kobe Chinatown on November 24, 2011 in Kobe, Japan.&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US">Kobe Chinatown is one of only three designated Chinatowns in Japan and has around 10,000 Chinese people residing in it. Kobe Chinatown established when the Japanese Port of Kobe opened in 1868. At that time many Chinese who came to merchant and settled around the western end of Kobe’s foreign settlement and the area soon became the focus point for
subsequent Chinese migrants. Today, Kobe Chinatown is tourist spot as popular Chinese food. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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 Autumn Leaves In Full Color
People look autumn leaves at Kobe Municipal Arboretum on November 17, 2011 in Kobe, Japan. Most of park and mountain side autumn leaves delayed to change the colors due to high climate in this year. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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 Historical Mountain Castle Attract Visitors
People walk on the historical Takeda castle sight on November 16, 2011 in Asago, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The castle built in 15th century by Yamana Aozen, is thought to be the one of the most beautiful mountain castle in Japan. It located top of a mountain of Mt. Torafuku about 353.7 meters high from sea level. The scale is 400 meters from north to south and 100 meters from east to west. After Battle of Sekigahara castle was abandoned in 1600. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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A Bicycle

Against Backdrop of Sunset
Dream of Human Chain
Look Through the Paddy

A Man Walks Through the Paddy

A Man Walks Through the Paddy

Three Moon in Sea of Japan

Modern and Tradition
Short Term Visitor
Time Machine


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