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  JNTO, Japan National Tourist Organization just announced New Campaign called “Discover Japan Recipe Campaign”    You can vote on your favorite recipe created by Chef Dale Talde for a chance to win a trip for two to Japan and more! Recipes were created using Wagyu beef, Katsuobushi(Bonito Flake), and Matcha(Japanese Green Tea Powder). Just watch the recipe videos and vote for your favorite! Please visit our...

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General Information about Higashi Chaya Machi Higashi Chaya Machi initially flourished as the suburb of the Kanazawa Castle. Its residents were totally immersed in the art of “No’u,” a traditional Japanese folk singing and dancing performance, so much that “No’u” singing would fall from the skies when one walked the streets of Higashi Machi. Eventually, during the Edo Period this rich musical...

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Kanazawa is easier to get to than ever with the new bullet train line. Seisonkaku is more than just an important national cultural asset, it’s a must see site, distinguished with a rich history of the Maeda clan, rulers of the Kaga territories of the Edo period until the Meiji Restoration period. Constructed in 1863, Maeda Nariyasu, the Daimyo of Kaga had this villa created as a retirement home for his mother. To this day, some...

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<Good News!!>JR Passが一定条件で日本パスポート保持者のも発売開始! 2017年3月末までは日本人パスポートで条件を満たしていれば購入可能だったJR パスが、4月からは購入できなくなっていました。しかしこの度、一定の条件を満たせば新たに6月1日より2020年12月31日までJRパス購入ができる事になります。今までのJRPassの購入条件とは異なり、下記の条件を満たしていないと購入ができませんのでご注意ください。 <<6月1日以降の引換証販売からの新たなご利用資格>> 日本国の旅券及び「在留期間が連続して10年以上であることを確認できる書類で、在外公館で取得したもの等」を有する方がご利用いただけます。 (注意) ※日本国外での引換え書のお買い求め及び日本国内でのパスへの引換えの際に、旅券及び確認書類の提出が必要です。 ※旅券のコピーでは、引換所のお買い求め及びパスへの引換えはできません。...

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Hotoke-ga-Ura

Hotoke-ga-Ura


Posted By on Mar 18, 2016

Situated at Sai on the southern tip of Shimokita’s axe-shaped peninsula is an elegant rock formation known locally as Hotoke-ga-Ura. This nationally designated Natural Monument derives its name from the wind carved cliffs that resemble the stoic supreme Buddha.   Although Aomori is renowned for its snowy landscape, Hotoke-ga-Ura serves as a reminder that northern Japan has beauty to offer all year round. Visitors who wish to see...

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