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Odori Park

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GAIJINPOT TRAVEL
 
The coolest park in Sapporo, even when there's no snow!
Local eats, great views and ample time to relax while in Hokkaido Prefecture’s capital city: Welcome to Odori Park.
The expansive park is one of Sapporo’s most famous attractions hosting Japan’s largest snow festival, as w...

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Sumida Riverside Park

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JAPAN TRAVEL
The Taito City Side Of The Famous River
 
Sumida Park is a spot of green and space along the banks of the Sumida River straddling both Taito and Sumida cities. The Taito City area, Sumida Riverside Park, extends for several hundred metres along the river while the Sumida City part se...

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Ushiku Daibutsu

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JAPAN TRAVEL
The Largest Buddha Statue in Japan
Located in the Ibaraki prefecture, in a town called Ushiku, there is a statue of a Buddha that has been recognized and recorded in the Guinness World Records. This Buddha has been acknowledged as being the largest Buddha in the world! It is 120 mete...

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Hanata-en Garden

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JAPAN TRAVEL
One of greater Tokyo’s secret gardens
For visitors seeking the quintessential classic Japanese landscape, Tokyo offers great expanses of greenery and ponds at gardens such as Shinjuku Gyoen and Hamarikyu. These gardens are popular with Japanese and international visitors alike, and t...

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Unzen Amakusa National Park

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JAPAN TRAVEL
A treasure between the mountains and the sea
The Unzen-Amakusa National Park is located between Nagasaki and Kumamoto, in the south western island of Kyushu. Framed on three sides by the sea, a good way to get your orientation would be from Mount Unzen.
Set in one of the more milder ...

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Akan-Mashu National Park

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Journey to Deepest Hokkaido and Explore Sacred Lakes and Primeval Forests
Hokkaido as whole remains uncharted territory for many visitors to Japan, and even fewer make it out to the real countryside beyond the tourist hubs. A shame too, as Hokkaido is a land just begging to be explor...

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Unzen National Park

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JAPAN TRAVEL
A little bit of history with your hike
In 1934 Unzen became Japan’s first designated National Park. Mt. Unzen is an active volcano, which last erupted during the 1990’s. The national park is comprised of eight mountains all of which have good hiking trails. In 1956 Amakusa islands jo...

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Aso-Kuju National Park

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Feel the Force and Favour of Japanese Nature
You don’t need a signpost or a guide to tell you when you have entered Aso-Kuju National Park. From the moment you cross into its boundaries in the very heart of Kyushu there is something different in the air as you enter rolling fields th...

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Hokudan Earthquake Memorial Park

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Nojima Fault Preservation Museum in Awaji-shima
I recently moved to Awaji-shimain Hyogo Prefecture and decided to play tourist and visit the Hokudan Earthquake Memorial Park in Ogura with my colleagues.
We had a day to travel around northern Awaji and I took an hour to convince my co...

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Nijigen no Mori Park in Awaji-shima

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Where nature and technology meet
If you happen to be a manga and anime lover who also loves being outdoor, then Nijigen no Mori is definitely the place to spend your day. Even I, who only know the tip of the manga and anime iceberg, had an enjoyable time exploring this park. It is si...

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