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Nijo Castle Must Visit World Heritage Site Kyoto – Part VI

NIJO Castle - Kyoto World Heritage Site Kyoto residence of Japan's top general in the Shogun era Built using double protective layers and a "singing" floor design to alert in case of intrusion World heritage site 20 minutes by train + 1 minute walk from Kyoto main Railway Station For Kyomizudera see Kyomizudera In Kyoto Part…

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Autumn in Kyoto – Part V Fushimi Inari the Shrine of Hollywood Fame

  Fushimi Inari 15 minutes by JR NARA line from Kyoto Shrine of Hollywood fame Series of red Torii or wooden gates are its main attraction For Kyomizudera see Kyomizudera In Kyoto Part I Kinkakuji see  Kinkakuji In Kyoto Part II Ginkakuji see  Ginkakuji In Kyoto Part III Tofukuji see  Tofukuji In Kyoto Part IV From…

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Heritage city of Kamakura in a Day Trip from Tokyo

Visiting heritage city of Kamakura in a Day Trip from Tokyo Just an hour away from Tokyo, Kamakura is an ancient heritage town. With a sea beach and an island thrown into the mix, it has something for everyone. So for our first day trip out of Tokyo we headed to this Heritage city Kamakura to cover…

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Galaxcity Is Galaxy Full of Fun For Kids Day Out In Tokyo

 Galaxcity Is Galaxy Full of Fun For Kids Day Out In Tokyo Touch wood Tokyo weather is generally pleasant. But there are days when it's cold and rainy. Now what do you do if it's cold and rainy, and you have kids who so looked forward to a days outing on weekend. It's tough. For such hard times…

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Tokyo Climbing Up with Tree Climbing Hitting as the Latest Sports Craze arriving in Tokyo

Tokyo Climbing Up with Tree Climbing Hitting as the Latest Sports Craze Tree Climbing as a sport arrives in Tokyo They are everywhere - clambering up, swaying from a branch, or just hanging. Waving at the viewers below. Boys and girls, young or err no so young. Everybody trying their hands, and legs, at tree…

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Awesome 2 day trip to top 5 sights in Fuji Five Lakes area Japan

A weekend family trip to Mt Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko Lake Saiko Asama Shrine Wind Cave and Yoshino Sato The weather this year has been rather unusual. No summer, just rain. Apparently the second wettest season in recorded history of Japan. The wettest was the year 1961 when heavy typhoon triggered massive landslides destroying what was known…

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Kyosumi Garden Traditional Japanese Garden Tokyo

Kyosumi Garden One Traditional Japanese Garden In Tokyo One of the best traditional Japanese styles garden in Tokyo is in this sleepy east part of Tokyo, Kyosumi Garden. Once it was a private garden, belonging to Mitsubishi group. In the Meiji era this was the property of Mitsubishi patriarch Kinokuniya San. From then till now…

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Water Sports Wind Surfing Near Tokyo

Water Sports Wind Surfing near Tokyo As I spent another summer lazing around, one realization struck me. That I am now in my forties. No longer awaiting the future. Reached it. Things would perhaps no longer take a surprise new direction. Grew up dreaming to be a famous sportsman. With the usual paraphernalia of jazzy…

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A day at Yokohama Chinatown Cosmoworld and Yamashita park

A day at Yokohama Chinatown Cosmo world and Yamashita park During the early part of last century Japan was rapidly evolving into an industrial nation. Trade, import of raw material, export of engineered goods helped the port town of Yokohama grow into a major world city. the marine routes between Yokohama to Shanghai and Peking…

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Mitsubishi industrial museum Yokohama

Mitsubishi industrial museum Yokohama Mitsubishi is commonly known as the GE of Japan. Been in business for more than a century. From grain trading to aircraft and ship manufacturing it has its imprints everywhere. It owns large tracts of land and real estate in Otemachi, the downtown business center of Tokyo. So it has much…

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