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Go on a Trip Around the World in One Day at This Open-Air Museum in Aichi!

Japan used to be a closed society for 300 years. People in the past were forbidden to learn about other country’s culture. Later on, it became open to the rest of the world and Japan started displaying an undiscriminating love for all things foreign. Such is the case for the Little World Museum of Man,…

Take a Look at This Japanese Kindergarten With Unique Architecture in Aichi!

Did you know that Okazaki City in Aichi Prefecture is the home of the first Tokugawa shogun of Japan? Besides being the birthplace of a famous figure in Japanese history, it is also home to beautiful wooded parks and temples. The city is also noticeable for its outdoor entertainment areas and residential places with different…

Things to Do When Visiting Nagoya: A Side Trip to Tokoname!

Nagoya is the fourth most populated city in Japan, and it is also a popular tourist place. It has attractions including Toyota Factory Tour, Nagoya Castle, Noritake Garden, the recently opened Legoland, and rich flavored food such as the amazing Miso sauce Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet). These are a few favorite things for tourists! Within the…

All You Need to Know About Maneki-Nekos, Japan’s Lucky Cats

In Japan, there are many things considered to be auspicious or bodes well of which one of the most common and popular ones would have to be the maneki-neko (招き猫) which literally means “beckoning cat.” The maneki-neko features a standing cat with one of its front legs raised like a hand which looks like it…

An Amusement Park, Holiday Entertainment and More at Laguna Gamagori!

Aichi Prefecture is well known for its capital, Nagoya, brimming with historical sites, museums, pachinko parlors and shopping districts. But about an hour away from Nagoya lies the serene yet exciting Gamagori City. Gamagori City is situated on the coast of Mikawa Bay and it has a number of attractions to visit and most especially,…

Meiji-mura: An Outstanding Open-air Museum

Japan, once an isolated nation, moved towards opening its doors to the world and the Western influence during the Meiji Era. It was a time for the new government to aim at making Japan a democratic nation, favoring equality and human rights as well as freedom of expression. Thus, modern infrastructures were built at this…

Celebrate the Bounty of the Harvest in Aichi!

There are festivals and celebrations of every sort in Japan. It seems as though there is a festival for everything, a shrine for everything, and a meaning behind it. I had no idea that each shrine had a specific meaning, and people come from all over to pray or pay tribute at shrines and temples…

Up up and away to Chausuyama Park!

A natural energy spot in Japan Chausuyama kogen sits at 1,418m and is surrounded by the Japanese alps and lush green flora as far as the eye can see. It is a spacious, quiet park where you can get lost in nature. Author’s photo Chausuyama is conveniently located between Aichi and Nagano prefectures and can…
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Travel the World in One Day! Aichi Prefecture Unique Museum

The Little World (Museum of Man) あかりと名古屋旅行。民族衣装たくさん着れた!初めての女子旅楽しかった(*‘ω‘ *) #野外民族博物館リトルワールド #リトルワールド #民族衣装 #トルコ #インド #アメリカ #韓国 #フランス #イタリア #ドイツ #名古屋 #犬山 #愛知県 #旅行 しーちゃん(@salang0117)分享的貼文 於 2017 年 10月 月 12 7:13上午 PDT 張貼 Located in Inuyama-shi, Aichi-ken, The Little World Museum of Man is the place that can give you the feeling of travelling around the…