Yamakoshi village, Niigata, Japan.
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Yamakoshi Village: Vivid Culture and Rural Respite in the Heart of Niigata Prefecture

Sponsored by Yamakoshi Village When you first experience the scenery from the narrow roads that weave through Yamakoshi Village, it’s enough to make you feel as though you have stumbled into one of Hokusai’s woodblock prints. Winding hills of lush foliage overlook tiered rice paddies…
Shibainu, Showa no machi shopping street in Bungotakata city, Oita
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A Stroll around the Retro Showa No Machi Shopping District in Bungotakada

Sponsored by Tourism Oita   Who hasn’t dreamed of traveling back in time? Whilst the machine that would allow for such an extraordinary trip has unfortunately not been engineered, thanks to Showa no Machi that doesn’t mean its impossible! With a simple visit to Showa no Machi, the…
Harajirozaemon is a miso and soy sauce brewery in Hita city, Oita prefecture, Japan.
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Hita and Its Traditional Craft Work: Visit Geta and the Soy Sauce Factory

Sponsored by Tourism Oita If you are in Hita, you should definitely visit two important factories of the city. Harajirozaemon is a miso and soy sauce brewery and they even make Japanese lemonade (ramune), and the Motono-hakimono Factory makes traditional wooden shoes called Geta. It’s time to discover…