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Hita, The Little Kyoto of Oita : Stroll Around the Castle Town

Sponsored by Tourism Oita After spending the night in a luxury ryokan and enjoying the special experience of a dinner cruise on a special Japanese boat called a Yakatabune, I’ve now come to discover more about Hita city, specifically it’s neighborhood Mameda, nicknamed “Little Kyoto“! Mameda, A Well Preserved Old…
Murakami Lacquerware, A local craftwork with a long history.
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Murakami Lacquerware – The Specialty Handicraft of Niigata

Sponsored by Murakami City During my trip to Murakami city, I learned about the numerous “charm points” of this interesting town. Besides beautiful beaches and delicious food and drink, Murakami also has a history of making “Tsuishu” or red lacquerware. Most westerners would typically associate…
Enoden is running between Kamakura and Enoshima.
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Discover Ryuko-ji Temple and a Five Storied Pagoda, near Kamakura

Sponsored by Fujisawa City Tourist Association   I guess many tourists think of Kamakura as a place of many temples and home to the Great Buddha Buddhist temple Kotoku-in), and Enoshima as a beach resort for the Tokyoites. However, Fujisawa city(Kanagawa prefecture) conceals a magnificent temple that unveils itself under…