Kyoto's long history has ensured that it has seen its fair share of giants. Yet few of these legends have marked the city's physical appearance to the extent of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, despite the man's reputedly smallish stature.
The most obvious of these landmarks was the ...
In the land of Yamato,
It is our treasure, our tutelary god.
It never tires our eyes to look up
To the lofty peak of Mount Fuji
This weekend, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee is expected to announce its approval of Japan's Mount Fuji as a World Heritage ...