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Distinctive "sea cucumber wall"

Regions of Japan Sightseeing

Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter – A beautiful town with willow trees and white walls

2024.02.18

NEW What is Kurashiki Bikan Historical Area? Kurashiki Bikan Historical Area is a townscape preservation and sightseeing district in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.Kurashiki is the name of

Before Going to the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo. What is the Expo? What does it do? When did it start?

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Before Going to the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan. What is the Expo? What does it do? When did it start?

2024.02.10

Ticket sales have finally begun for the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan. This site has been certified as an “Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan PR Supplier” by the Osaka Exp

Kawagoe - It is a sightseeing spot where you can feel the history of Japan

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Kawagoe – It is a sightseeing spot where you can feel the history of Japan

2024.02.06

History of Kawagoe Kawagoe Castle was built around 1457. It was considered an important place to protect Edo (formerly Tokyo, where there was a famous warlord named Tokugawa Ieyasu

Wakasagi(Japanese pond smelt)

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5 Japanese fish in season in winter

2024.01.31

Since Japan is an island nation, fish is often eaten. And because Japan has four seasons, there are differences in the fish that are considered tasty depending on the season. Gener

mt.fuji

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“Suruga Bay Ferry” to see Mt. Fuji from the sea

2024.01.23

In the previous article, we stayed at Toi Onsen and decided to take the ferry the next day. We went to Toi Port.There is a ferry service from this Toi Port to Shimizu Port. Of cour

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5 Fun Things to Do on New Year’s Day in Japan

2024.01.18

In Japan, some families enjoy several traditional games during the New Year. Here are 5 of them today!   1. KARUTA Karuta is a Japanese card game. The cards are divided into r

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I love Noto – About the Noto Peninsula Earthquake

2024.01.13

We would like to express our heartfelt sympathy to the victims of the Noto Peninsula Earthquake of 2024.   From a very happy day for Japan, January 1, something sad has happen

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Kanji in 2023

2023.12.30

In Japan, a single kanji character is used every year to describe the state of the world this year. The event began in 1995 as part of an educational campaign to promote the wonder