Japanese features that for many tourists will be a real discovery
Whims of the Japanese, who never cease to amaze.
For most Europeans, Japan is a mysterious country. Traditions of the past intersect closely with the latest technologies and standards of behavior are often very different from the usual us. We've put together 15 purely Japanese stuff that never fail to astonish visitors.
1. All in all,
Fans built in the queue. | Photo: Live Japan.
The Japanese are very organized and like to order. Perhaps that is why people are on their own line up. Such phenomenon can be seen everywhere here: in the subway, at the bus stop to shop for tickets or near the tent with street food. Furthermore, all in the Land of the Rising Sun is a kind of quality mark, and the larger it is, the more people become interested and join the crowd. Some institutions specifically create a stir to form a queue at the entrance.
2. Sushi Japanese
Traditional Japanese sushi. | Photo: objor.com.
Sushi in Japan are popular, but are fundamentally different from those that we have prepared. No "green dragon", sesame, avocado batter and they do not. Sushi Japanese - it's just rice with a thin slice from the top of the fish. Moreover, according to Novate ru, this dish is not in the Land of the Rising Sun restaurants and sold in tents as outdoor poison. But all the beautiful rolls with avocado and different cheeses - it hands of Americans.
3. Cleaning in schools
The pupils instead of janitors. | Photo: Peekaboo.
In Japanese schools, there are no cleaners. In the classroom and on school grounds clean disciples. They cleaned the toilets and on duty in the dining room. It happens every day after school.
4. Hot Noodles
containers of boiling water to brew noodles. | Photo: Onedio.
In Japan, you can boil the noodles, so to speak, on the spot. At the exit of the majority of shops are special container with boiling water. Hot water is available to customers for free.
5. Charging is!
The daily morning exercise. | Photo: Wanderlust Tips.
Japan - a country of traditions take root. One and them - morning exercise. For more than 90 years that television and radio stations urging people to make a short warm-up after waking up. Educational institutions, offices and large companies are also starting to work day with a small collective gymnastics.
6. Nothing is lost
Lost things. | Photo: Nlo-mir.ru.
Lose something in Japan is difficult. country people are very honest and conscientious people. Chances are, if you dropped something or forget, you either immediately report it or leave thing lying in the same place.
7. Waste sorting
A sophisticated waste sorting system. | Photos: The observer.
Waste sorting in Japan - a science. Newbie can be quite difficult to understand the rules, all the more so that in every city they own. Not to be mistaken there are special instructions. In short, all the waste in the country, divided into combustible and not combustible. All containers are sorted according to material. Different types of waste are taken on different days.
8. Boiled eggs
Packing boiled eggs. | Photo: Congnghe.vn.
So people do not waste precious time on cooking, some products are sold in finished form. For example, you can buy a pack of boiled eggs in Japan.
9. Orders through automatic
Automatic restaurants. | Photo: Onedio.
In many restaurants right at the entrance there are machines. If you know exactly what you want, you can make an order without waiting for the waiter with the menu. According to Novate.ru, this feature allows you to save great time and it in Japan valued very highly.
Mode ATM. | Photo: CheapTickets.
But with cash in Japan can be difficult. The fact that ATMs in this particular country are turned off at about the same time as the bank branches. Like banks, they do not work on weekends and holidays. Therefore, if you do not want to remain without money, and shoot more in the daytime.
11. The habit of take off one's shoes
Walking without shoes. | Photo: Live Japan.
Prepare to be that in Japan you have to take off one's shoes or change shoes more often than in any other country. In places such as locker rooms in sports clubs, small clinics, recreation centers, kindergartens and schools, at the entrance to the most prominent place is placed a warning: "Entrance to outdoor shoes strictly vospreschon". Also in the Rising Sun Country is such a thing as a "toilet slippers" and they are strictly for visiting the toilet. Also, you must take off your shoes when entering the temples and castles.
12. Right on schedule
Train schedule. | Photo: LOL.
As we have mentioned above, the Japanese are very highly value their time. Public transport in this country goes on a clear timetable. Time of arrival and departure of trains specified to within seconds. Delays are only rarely and most often associated with severe weather conditions or accidents. In this case all passengers get letters of apology that can be displayed and employer regarded as a good reason for the delay.
13. The love for comics
Comics for children and adults. | Photo: VREAK.
Comics in Japanese - not just magazines for teenagers, but a real element of culture. I read them all and children, adults and even the elderly.
14. Waste with a
The lack of garbage cans. | Photo: Live Japan.
In Japan, there are practically no garbage containers, the exception - only basket for the bottles. Therefore, people sometimes have to go with a bag full of garbage a day.
15. Christmas symbol
Colonel Sanders. | Photo: Aku Stress Giler.
Christmas in Japan - rather a formality, since the vast majority of the Buddhists and Shinto. That less, many modern families love to get to this day KFC. Funny, but the most popular Christmas dishes are the chicken wings and the unofficial symbol of Christmas is recognized as Colonel Sanders.