15 Japanese Traditions That Are Far Beyond Our Understanding

Japan is a unique country with old traditions that are passed down from generation to generation. This country is able to be modern, while never losing its individuality. Sometimes we’re even tempted to think that Japanese people are from a different planet or from the future. Their approach to ordinary things makes us feel excited and astounded.

In 2015, Tokyo was recognized the safest city in the world in terms of personal security, cybersecurity, infrastructure, and health. Last year, Monocle magazine placed Tokyo second on its list of the best cities. Experts assessed the cities by 60 characteristics: from basic (safety and ecology) to specific ones. For example, urbanists took into account factors such as reviving old industrial areas in a city and the cost of a glass of wine at bars.

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