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Miya Festival

Gorgeous Mikoshi Floats Being Pulled Into the WaterStarting over 300 years ago during the Edo period is the history filled Miya Fe...

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Mishima Taisha Shrine

An Old Fragrant Olive in the Shrine Grounds?!The fragrant olive that grows in Mishima Taisha Shrine was designated as a national n...

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Shirakawa-go

I love this UNESCO Heritage site not just for its charming traditional farmhouses but the whole village because it is so beautiful...

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Suzuya Restaurant, Takayama

After my husband and I arrived at Takayama and deposited our luggages at our ryokan, we asked the staff if they have any recommend...

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Ogura Toast/Morning Cafe Lyon

You can’t visit Nagoya without trying the famous Ogura Toast, a Nagoya specialty that consists of thick toasted slices of bread to...

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Shirakawa-go, Shirakawa, Gifu ...

To visit Japan In its full winter glory Would be our wish — Japan by Japan, Grant our wish, pretty please? Love, Rai & Melly...

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Historic Villages of Shirakawa...

UNESCO World Heritage Site with traditional thatched roof houses. Shirakawa-go is situated at the foot of Mt. Haku-san in north...

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Gifu Prefecture

Every winter, the wooden farmhouses of Shirakawago, a designated World Cultural Heritage Site since 1995. Located in the mountains...

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