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This is an ultimate Golden Route tour to travel around vibrant Tokyo, relaxing hot spring resort Hakone, cultural Kyoto, Hiroshima filled with peace and hope, and energetic Osaka. The tour will give you the special experience by staying in luxury accommodation, joining traditional cultural programs, and traveling with your fellows! The highlight of this tour is the special visit to Myoshinji Temple in Kyoto where you enjoy Buddhist...

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Day1:  Jan 17, 2019 Departure from Honolulu We checked in at the Philippine Airlines counter, which had a dedicated line for our group.  The airline provided us with a “gold line” at TSA, which made our inspection so much faster. The flight (PR#101) was 10hr45min nonstop to Manila. We were served with two hot main meals and a snack with a choice of pork barbecue or kung pao chicken and pancit & pork or beef lasagna. We enjoyed our...

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Day 1, Sept 17 2018: Departure from Honolulu We were able to make a smooth departure from Honolulu on Hawaiian Airlines – the TSA checkpoints weren’t even that crowded! On to our overnight stopover in Seattle. The inflight meal (which very few domestic airlines have anymore) was simple but tasty – a BBQ chicken sandwich. Day 2, Sept 18 2018: Seattle to Reykjavik Thanks to our stopover we were able to get a full...

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Fly for Free with JTB Hokkaido Shiretoko Campaign   Grand Prize: Round-trip ticket to Japan! x 1 Second Prize: One $100 Travel Coupon for your next Booking with JTBUSA. x2 (2 Winners!) ■ How to join for a chance to see Japan: 1: Like and follow both this post and JTBUSA on Facebook for eligibility. 2: Take a look at our Hokkaido Shiretoko Page: http://www.jtbusa.com/hokkaido/ 3: Leave a comment and tell us what you’d do in...

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“What If…” Many great art in the world is created by asking that simple question… JTB and the World Heritage Theater (WHT) did just that by asking this question: {WHAT IF… Nikko Toshogu and Kabuki collaborated to create a special performance stage?} And what did they end up with? They created an immortal performance that will remain cherished in the audience’s memories forever.   General...

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Matsushima Zuiganji

Matsushima Zuiganji


Posted By on Mar 12, 2017

Matsushima Bay is not just one of three most beautiful and iconic views of Japan, but it’s also home to many temples, including Zuiganji.  Originally founded in 828, lord Date Masamune, often known as the “One-Eyed Dragon” had this temple renovated and rebuilt, using lumber Mt. Kumano, and expert craftsmen from Kyoto and Kii. The first thing you’ll notice is the masterfully crafted building consisting of...

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