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Shomyoji Temple Yokohama

  • Category:Shrine and Temple
JAPAN TRAVEL
A Great Historic Photo Spot For All Seasons
Declared a National Treasure in 1922, Shomyoji Temple is located in Kanagawa Bunko near Sea Paradise about 20 minutes by train from Yokohama station.
It was the family temple of the Kanazawa Hojo clan built in 1258. The first thing you will...

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Hitachi Seaside Park

  • Category:Park
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Ibaraki’s horticultural highlight.
Hitachi Seaside Park is Ibaraki’s poster attraction, featured on pretty much every promotional pamphlet to do with the prefecture…and it’s not hard to see why.
The sprawling public park overflows with blooming seasonal flowers through the year...

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Galaxy Guest House, Ginga Sou

  • Category:Stay
JAPAN TRAVEL
A far-out guest house on tropical Hachijojima Island
On my trip to Hachijojima, the subtropical island nearly 300 kilometers south of Tokyo, I learned that my return trip by ferry was canceled. The first place that I found in my search for an additional night's stay was a lucky find ...

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Capcom Store Tokyo

  • Category:Spot
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The Devil May Cry when he sees this awesome store dedicated to all things Capcom.
With a life-sized Ryu from Street Fighter preparing to spam Hadouken standing outside, Japan’s first Capcom Store is very easy to spot. Located on the sixth floor of the Shibuya Parco shopping com...

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Miyagi Furusato Plaza (Ikebukuro: Antenna Shop)

  • Category:Shopping
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Open 11am-8pm daily
A wide selection of Miyagi-ken sake - some fifty or sixty varieties - is one of the main attractions of this Miyagi-ken prefectural antenna shop.
 
You'll also find Sendai beef and beef tongue products, fresh fish and seafood in season, cheese and dairy products, a...

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Momiji Tei by Lake Kawaguchi

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
Hearty Hoto Noodles That Aren't Noodles
Japan may be the only country in the world where eating a bowl of noodles feels the same as sitting in a hot spring...
You see, if you've been to the northern side of Lake Kawaguchi (yes, one of Mount Fuji's five famous lakes), you've more than...

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Sushi Making Experience in Omachi, Nagano

  • Category:Experience
JAPAN TRAVEL
Learn And Taste Your Own Made Sushi
2 hours at Nagano
Highlights1. Learn how to make sushi under the guidance of expert chef
2. Discover the secrets of Japanese cuisine
3. Expand your sushi knowledge and impress your friends and family
 DescriptionSushi has become one of the most pop...

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A One-Day Tour of Tokyo’s Suginami Ward

  • Category:Tourism
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Go west off the beaten path to experience the quiet wonder of everyday Japan with this special itinerary.
 Know before you go…
This itinerary takes you on foot and by train around the four main neighborhoods of Suginami Ward in western Tokyo: Nishi-Ogikubo, Ogikubo, Asagaya and...

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Hatsumode in Asakusa

  • Category:Festival
JAPAN TRAVEL
Spend a Japanese-style New Year in the heart of Tokyo
Venue: Sensoji Temple When: Jan 1st - Jan 3rd 2020 , 12:00am - 11:59pm
The first visit to the shrine or temple in the new year is called Hatsumode, and it attracts quite some crowds every year, and I think it is a great way to sta...

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Local Favorite in Beppu: Kame-sho

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
One of the best sushi restaurants in Beppu  A local favourite in Beppu, the city of hot springs, Kame-sho will more often than not have long lines out the door for their fresh sushi. Located close to the Hell Onsen Tour, make a visit to this restaurant for an authentic local restaura...

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