The constitutional form of the government during the Heian period that had started in 794 copied after that of China, which land and people were under the direct rule of the state ,dominated by Emperors and Nobles. However , the Shogun, officially called Seiitaishyogun, held military and social power from the establishment of Kamakura Bakufu or shogunate at Kamakura in 1192 till the end of Tokugawa Shogunate in 1867.
Matsushima is well known as one of the most beautiful scenic spots in Japan which is survived from the devastating damage of Tsunami in 2011 , is a bay dotted with numerous islands covered by pine trees.
Amanohashidate is noted for the upside down view of the sand bar in Kasamatu park in the northern coast line of Kyoto as one of the most graceful scenic spots in Japan .
Itsukushima shrine is a World Heritage side famous for its red torii gate and pier-like structures which feature floating on the sea at high tides.