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Hikone Castle: A Unique Japanese Castle in Shiga Prefecture

Hikone Castle is a stunning medieval Japanese castle. Its picturesque setting on the banks of Lake Biwa, along with its well-preserved architecture makes it one of Japan's most popular day trip de...

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All About the Katsura Imperial Villa

Katsura Imperial Villa has great historical and cultural importance, as it showcases traditional Japanese architectural design, not only in the structure but in the surrounding garden as well. The bea...

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Explore Akashi Kaikyo Bridge: The World's Longest Suspension Bridge

Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is an engineering marvel and the world's longest suspension bridge that connects Honshu with the Shikoku islands in Japan. A technological engineering marvel ahead of the rest...

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Todai-ji, A Mighty Temple and Landmark of Nara

Todai-ji is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also known as the “Great Eastern Temple”, it is the face and greatest landmark of Nara. It is not a stretch to say that all travellers that visit ...

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Nijo Castle, Former Shogun Residence and Imperial Villa

UNESCO World Heritage Nijo Castle is a historical attraction in Kyoto. Once home to the Edo Period’s first Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, it also accommodated the Emperor after the collapse of Tokugawa...

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Minami Osaka, Visiting Namba District

Downtown Osaka, aka Minami, aka Namba, is the southern central part of the city where happenings happen. Dotonbori and its famous Glico Running Man, Kuromon Market, and Dendentown are located around t...

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Uji Matcha: Treating yourself to the best

Matcha (抹茶), an essential component of Japanese traditional tea ceremonies, is deeply rooted in Japanese culture. Uji Matcha, a high-grade Matcha, is the most known of its kind, named Uji after the ar...

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Discovering Gion through Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine is one of Kyoto’s most famous landmarks. Also known as Gion Shrine, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions and shrines in Gion, Kyoto. This architectural wonder reflects...

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Trip Across Japan with Tokaido Shinkansen

Japan is the pioneer of high-speed railway since the debut of its bullet train, the Shinkansen. The Tokaido Shinkansen that began operation in 1964 was the first of its kind bringing a whole new metho...

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The Epicenter of Osaka: Dotonbori

Dotonbori (道頓堀) is one of the main tourist attractions in Osaka, Japan. The place is an avenue of entertainment where you’ll find yourself in constant awe at the brightly lit streets and billboa...

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