Tag Archives: UNESCO World Heritage

Fun Link Friday: Todaiji Recreated with LEGOs, Pop-Up Style

While many of us cherish our Nanoblock replicas of Tokyo Tower and Shirakawa-go, LEGO-builder Tapalz recreates Japanese historical buildings on a far larger and more complicated scale: his models fold into a neat case and “pop up” like pictures in … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: World Heritage Site Shirakawa-gō (360°/Gigapixel)

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shirakawa-gô lies at the base of Hakusan in Gifu prefecture, and it is, in my opinion, the most stunning piece of the Hokuriku winter landscape.  The village, once quite isolated from the rest of … Continue reading

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