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5 things you should know about Okunoin Temple in Mount Koya before you visit it

Okunoin Temple in Mount Koya is very popular and is visited by many tourists from overseas, so I would now like to introduce 5 things you should know about it before visiting. (The following article contains information on rituals and practices that include components based on Japan’s traditional religions (such …

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More People Should Go To Okayama! The Top 3 Little-Known Tourist Spots in Okayama Prefecture

Okayama is located between Hiroshima and Hyogo. In Hyogo there is Kobe and Akashi, and in Hiroshima there is Hiroshima City, Miyajima, and Onomichi, which are famous tourist spots, so many people visit there, but Okayama lays in between, and seems to have a kind of dull image. However, the …

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The Epitome of Summer! 5 Recommended Kanto Fireworks Shows

Summer means fireworks! But it seems like there are a lot of people who don’t know what kind of festivals there are, or where they can find them. We’ll be introducing 5 recommended fireworks shows you can visit in the Kanto area. 1.Sumida River Fireworks Festival (Tokyo) This fireworks show …

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Come to Kagoshima! Three little-known Kagoshima prefecture places that everyone should know about

Kagoshima is a prefecture with a relatively large area located on the southernmost tip of the island of Honshu. It is also known by its historical name, “Satsuma.” There are many places with a historical feel in the prefecture. The most well known tourist hot spot is Sakurajima, and many …

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Easy access from Tokyo! Three hot springs perfect for day trips

Japan’s hot springs are not only popular among locals, they are becoming more popular with foreigners as a tourist attraction. However, there is an impression that hot springs require staying at a ryokan (Japanese style inn) or that they are difficult to use for those who are unfamiliar with them. …

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Experience the Ultimate in Relaxation! 3 Famous Local Onsens You Should Visit If You Come to the Chūgoku Region

Come visit a place where you can forget your work and everyday stress! Today, we’ll be shining our spotlight on the Chūgoku region, and introducing well-known hot springs where you can relax to the fullest. We’ll also be sharing information on some surprisingly unknown attractions and bargains. 1.Tamatsukuri Onsen Kasuien …

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You must visit Shimane! Three secret attractions, from the point of view of a local

Shimane prefecture is located in the Sanin region, which is on the Sea of Japan side of the Chugoku province. In ancient times, advanced culture blossomed in the Izumo region in the eastern province; it was the most culturally developed area in ancient Japan. The Kojiki and Nihon Shoki (The …

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If you visit Yamanashi, make sure to give these a try! Three little-known gourmet treats in Yamanashi, as chosen by a local

When I’m asked about gourmet cuisine in Yamanashi, of course the first thing that comes to mind is “hoto”, a popular noodle dish. Today I’ll be introducing hoto, as well as two other gourmet dishes that are just as delicious. 1.This list wouldn’t be complete without hoto One of the …

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A casual experience with traditional Japanese clothes! A service where you can enjoy the city in a cultured way

When enjoying sightseeing or a date in the traditional areas of Kyoto, Asakusa, or Kamakura, it can be a new and interesting experience to explore the city in traditional Japanese clothes. We would like to introduce the traditional Japanese clothing services that tourists can enjoy without any preparation. 1.Rental kimono …

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Five Things to Know About Fushimi Inari-taisha Before Visiting

Oinari-san are a common type of shrine to Japanese people, with over 30,000 nationwide. Fushimi Inari-taisha is actually the head shrine of all of these Oinari-san. Popular with both Japanese and foreign tourists, many foreigners visit Fushimi Inari-taisha from early in the morning. Most of them were attracted to the …

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