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Vegetarian's Japan Guide

100 Landscapes of Japan

Hirosaki-Castle-Aomori-Japan

Hirosaki Castle and Hirosaki Park – A Romantic Spot to Be

Those who know Hirosaki Castle (弘前城) or Hirosaki Park (弘前公園) in Aomori Prefecture probably know them because of their reputation for stunning cherry blossoms. More than two hundred thousand people visit Hirosaki for its Cherry Blossom Festival (弘前さくらまつり) each year! No wonder it was chosen as one of the top three cherry blossom viewing spots

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Kurashiki Bikan Area

Discover Ancient Japan at Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter

The Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter (倉敷美観地区), also known as Japan’s “Little Venice”, is a historical area comprising classical Japanese architecture with a few outside influences such as the Ōhara Museum of Art, which looks like a Greek temple. It is situated along the Kurashiki River in the Okayama Prefecture. The Kurashiki River was originally used

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A Day Trip to the Stunning Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (立山黒部アルペンルート) is a scenic route that goes through the Japanese North Alps, connecting Toyama prefecture and Nagano prefecture. It is also known as the Roof of Japan, and is accessible from the 15th of April to the end of November. This spectacular route is known for its magnificent 20-meter snow corridor,

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Okususobana Valley – One of the Most Stunning Places in Nagano

Okususobana Valley (奥裾花渓谷) is one of the most scenic spots in Nagano. Located in Kinasa Village‘s north, the picturesque valley was chosen to be one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan. Especially in October, when the 5 km valley is decorated with vivid fall color, it receives numerous visitors for the masterpiece created by mother

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