2016 is the year of the Monkey in the Chinese Zodiac.
In Japan, each year has an animal symbol in 12 years cycle.
My birth year is the dog yearJ
Anyway, I am sure these places will be more popular than last year.
1, Jigokudani Yaen-koen
A lot of monkey are bathing in a hot spring.
Looks very cute!!
Please check their website below.
2, Nikko Toshogu Shrine
There are three wise monkeys display on the building.
We are called them “Mizau, Iwazaru, Kikazaru”
Mizau mean “See No Evil”, Iwazaru mean “Speak No Evil” and
Kikazaru mean “Hear No Evil”.
If you are interested it, please check the website below.
Have a enjoying your weekendJ