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A Trip to Kanazawa Castle

Kanazawa is a time capsule from Japan's "golden age" during the Tokugawa Period. The city combines a stunning natural location with a thriving cultural legacy, with Kanazawa Castle and t...

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All About Kurobe Gorge Railway

The beautiful Kurobe Gorge Railway is the main attraction of the Kurobe Gorge in the mountains of the Northern Japan Alps. With careful planning, you can enjoy the trip and the various spots along the...

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All About Tsumago on the Nakasendo Trail

Tsumago is a small village that has taken big steps to preserve its traditional buildings and culture including even hiding power lines from view, allowing visitors to experience the atmosphere and hi...

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Top 5 Must-Do Things in Sakae, Nagoya

Sakae is the heart of Nagoya. One of two major downtown areas, alongside Meieki, it is a hub of activity in Nagoya city centre. Home to shopping complexes, movie theatres, restaurants, and attractions...

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Shimoda, Japan: The Hidden Gem of the Pacific

With its pristine coastline, tranquil cherry blossom forests, and ancient temples, Shimoda of Shizuoka Prefecture, is the perfect place to escape the busyness of life. It’s why many city-dweller...

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Cracking Open the Classic Attractions of Wajima Japan

At Ishikawa Prefecture’s northern peninsula tip lies the coastal city of Wajima. A small yet highly popular tourist destination for its scenic Senmaida Terrace Paddy Fields, it features the beau...

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Shirakawago: A Village Straight-out from Folktale

UNESCO World Heritage Site Shirakawago is a historical village located in Gifu Prefecture. It is an area renowned for its preservation of rare straw huts called Gassho Zukuri. Aside from that, the pan...

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Touring Kanagawa’s Neighbour: Shizuoka Prefecture

Shizuoka is most known for Japan’s National Treasure and World Heritage, Mt. Fuji. But there’s so much more to explore in the prefecture. Other Shizuoka attractions include Shimizu Port, A...

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Visit One of the Sacred Landmarks in Japan, Matsumoto Castle

Have you ever heard of Crow Castle? It’s a name given to Matsumoto Castle for its black outer appearance, rare among the castles in Japan. Matsumoto Castle is one of the great castles of Japan, ...

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Gifu: The Gem Enclosed by Mountains

A prefecture located in the main island of Japan, Gifu has plenty to offer. For a quick glimpse, the prefecture is home to famous UNESCO World Heritage Site Shirakawa-go, traditional form of fishing w...

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