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Visiting Places Representative of Japan’s Shrines and Temples

For those of you who want to visit famous shrines and temples in Japan, we introduce Japan’s most classic temples and shrines. With our introduction as reference, you can experience Japanese cul...

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Best Day Trips Out of Tokyo

Want to get out of the city? Or explore somewhere new without using up your entire weekend? Or have extra time in the Tokyo area and want to expand your Kanto travels? Here’s a handy list of pla...

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Cats in Japan: Find All You Need to Know About Japan’s Cats in One Page

All our cat-related articles gathered together on one page for easy finding. Everything from cat cafes to Yokai cats, anime recommendations to maneki neko. Browse for something fun to read or just enj...

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Nekomata & Bakeneko, The Mystical Cat Demons of Japan and Anime Featuring Cat Yokai

Discover the world of Yokai with our article focusing on Japan’s demonic cats Kaibyo. Introducing the most famous of cat Yokai, the two tailed beast Nekomata, Bakeneko, and some other cat Yokai ...

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Bring Fortune Into Your Life with Japan’s Maneki Neko: Uncover the Lucky Cat’s Meaning - Colours, Accessories, Paws

In this article, we explain everything there is to know about Japan’s beloved fortune bringing cat statues. From the legends pointing to the cat’s origins, what cat breed the maneki neko i...

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Historical Sendai City, Date Masamune’s Greatest Legacy

Sendai City is most known for 3 things; Date Masamune, Gyutan, and being Tohoku Region’s largest city. With a history as a castle town, it is no wonder many history buffs love visiting Sendai fo...

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Exploring Chiba Prefecture’s Finest Attractions

Chiba Prefecture, which is found on the right side of Tokyo, is home to many great attractions. The most famous is undoubtedly Tokyo DisneyLand and DisneySea. Narita Airport, the gateway for many inte...

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The Wonderful Sights of Nikko

Nikko in Tochigi Prefecture is a gift of nature with amazing autumn foliage, beautiful mountain & forest sceneries, and plenty of wildlife to spot. It is also one of the most religiously important...

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Kinkaku-ji, Golden Temple from the Ashikaga Era

Kyoto’s Golden Pavilion Kinkaku-ji, first established as the third Ashikaga Shogun’s retirement villa, is now a Zen temple and popular tourist spot. The shining golden-leaved pavilion buil...

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Kiyomizudera, Beautiful Architecture and Seasonal Sights

UNESCO World Heritage property Kiyomizudera is best known for its wooden terrace that is also the object of focus in many Kyoto photos. The temple is frequented by both tourists and locals alike looki...

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