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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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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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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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I Want Everyone to Learn More About Shizuoka! 3 Little-Known Shizuoka Tourist Spots from a Local

There are many sightseeing spots in Shizuoka, from historical buildings to natural waterfalls that were included in the “Selected 100 Waterfalls of Japan.” Even among these, here we’ll introduce engaging and interesting places to lovers of travel who have visited the standard spots a number of times. 1. Shizuoka Municipal …

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I Want Everyone to Know Nagasaki Better! 3 Little-Known Nagasaki Scenic Spots from a Local

The nightscapes of Nagasaki are so beautiful that they were listed in the new Top 3 Night Views in the World and Top 3 Night Views of Japan. The prefecture is bordered by the sea to the west, so its sunsets are also famed for their beauty. Nagasaki has many …

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I’d like to know more about Nara! Here are 3 little-known tourist spots in Nara as told by a local!

Nara is an ancient city rich in history and culture. The city’s urban area has numerous tourist sights such as Todai-ji, and Kofuku-ji, around Nara Park. Here is a local’s guide to little-known tourist spots among them. In addition to visiting famous tourist sights, please try going these little-known places …

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Learn More About Aichi! 3 of Aichi’s Hidden Gems According to Locals

Starting from Nagoya Castle and Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium, Aichi has a lot to offer for tourists. From family-friendly Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens to Minami-Chita Beach Land on the Chita Peninsula, Aichi has so many places to see that it’s hard to visit them all in one go. …

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What to eat in Shizuoka! A local’s take on the top 3 gourmet hot-spots in Shizuoka.

If you ever find yourself in Shizuoka, check out these secret gourmet hotspots when you’re out and about. 1. Try the “Genkotsu Hamburger”! First, I can’t recommend “Charcoal-Grilled Restaurant Sawayaka” enough. As any Shizuokan can tell you, this hamburger-steak restaurant chain is exclusive to the Shizuoka prefecture, and is the …

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I want everyone to know! 3 private out-of-the way tourist spots in Nagano. They’re in the local area so I can guide you there.

Nagano has many tourist destinations. There are also a lot of little-known spots unique to the locality that can be found in the wide region. I thought I’d introduce you to private secluded destinations that aren’t so well-known, or rather, spots that should be well-known but no one has been …

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