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Introduction to Castles in Japan: Designated National Treasures

Many people are interested in Japanese castles - from people interested in Japanese history of course, to people who want to see beautiful Japanese scenery. In this article, we introduce Japan’s...

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Tenryu-Ji, A Religious Historical Site of Kyoto

Tenryu-Ji is a major historical religious site to visit in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto. The temple’s remarkable architecture, impressive ceiling paints, and its traditional garden that have...

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Kamakura Buddha, The Symbol of Kanagawa

The Kamakura Daibutsu is no doubt the greatest symbol of Kamakura City in Kanagawa Prefecture. The principal image of Kotoku-In, it brings countless visitors not just to the temple but to the Kamakura...

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Amakusa, The Islands of Christianity Faith

Amakusa of the Kumamoto Prefecture is a group of rural islands blessed with nature’s beauty. Many years ago, these Islands were the site to religious wars including the Shimabara Rebellion and t...

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Tochigi Prefecture: Strawberries, Flowers, Gyoza and More

Tochigi Prefecture located north of Tokyo is blessed by nature. Aside from being THE Strawberry Kingdom of Japan, it is also home to Ashikaga Flower Park where thousands of flowers thrive. Foodies wil...

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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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Munakata Taisha and the Munakata Clan

Munakata City of Fukuoka Prefecture is home to four UNESCO World Heritage Sites collectively referred to as “Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region”. That’s a mouthfu...

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Best Places and Hidden Treasures of Shiga Prefecture

Enjoy a day of exploring the treasures of Shiga Prefecture, one of Japan's most popular destinations. This beautiful prefecture has a lot to offer for visitors, including World Heritage sites, anc...

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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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