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The Best Guide to Mo Mo Land and Attractions in Mt. Abura

Just a 30-minute drive from Hakata, Mo Mo Land (もーもーらんど油山牧場), located at the hillside of Mt. Abura (油山), is a great attraction for children and those who love to get up close with farm animals. Because of the range of activities on offer and its location, the 47-hector-wide farm receives around 400,000 visitors each year!

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Shizugatake – The Stunning Attraction with a Bloody History

Because of the Battle of Shizugatake (賤ヶ岳の戦い) in 1583 between Hashiba Hideyoshi (羽柴秀吉) and Shibata Katsuie (柴田勝家), Mt. Shizugatake is not only a scenic destination but also a pilgrimage spot for Japanese history buffs. Around the summit, monuments of the battlefield and those who died in the war commemorate the historic event. At the same …

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The Best Guide on What to Do and Where to Go in Togakushi

If you are looking to enjoy the stunning nature of rural Nagano Prefecture, Togakushi (戸隠), which receives approximately 150 thousand visitors yearly, will be one of your top options. The village situated at the foot of Mt. Togakushi in Myōkō-Togakushi Renzan National Park (妙高戸隠連山国立公園) has a rich history and a deep connection with the legend …

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Kyotamba – The Black Beans, the Chestnuts and the Sceneries

Kyotamba is a quiet town in the central part of Kyoto Prefecture with abundant nature. With large temperature differences between daytime and nighttime, the town is renowned for its black beans and chestnuts production. When the part of Kyoto Jūkan Expressway (京都縦貫自動車道) was finally completed for the Kyotamba section, the town became one of the …

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