In traveling around southern Japan with National Geographic Travel for ten days, I visited a lot of cool places. These are my ten favorites - places to add to your travel wish lists. Things to do in Japan, bamboo forrest, things to do in Kyoto
The red gate you see in the picture is the gate (torii) for one of the shrines in Kyoto, Japan. The color red is a charm against evil spirits for many shrines across Japan. Colors can have different meanings and messages around the world.