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It is true that there are many historical buildings and monuments in the Kansai (関西) region alone or, in fact, throughout Japan. But how often do you get to stroll through a street with Edo period (江戸時代) buildings without the interference of a modern landscape? A visit to the...

As you head to Tochigi Prefecture, just north of Tokyo, the high-rises gradually disappear and space opens up to make room for farm fields and rushing rivers. Mountains ring the horizon, snow-capped in winter and lush with verdant greenery in summer. Here, where the Kinu River cuts a wide...

Have you ever heard of steampunk fashion? It is a style which incorporates 19th-century industrial technology with Victorian aesthetics. Some people in Tokyo are so passionate about this subculture that they formed a regular event called Steam Garden. Steam Garden is held twice a year to gather lovers of the...

What is Omi Jingu (近江神宮) like? It's a fiery place that burns with the passion of every Karuta player who has played in a competition. Discover the charms of Omi Jingu, the Holy Land of Karuta! Omi Jingu is a shrine in Otsu City (大津市), Shiga Prefecture (滋賀県). It is...

Have you ever wanted to dress up in your favorite costume and pretend to be someone else for a while? Perhaps a persona from a different or ancient culture? Dress up as a Japanese courtesan from the Edo Era at Yamato Sakura, a specialty photography studio in Nara Prefecture...

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we’ve got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts that have been published over the last week (July 4th to 10th) on Japan Info and/or...

Geisha are well-known Japanese female entertainers who are regarded as one of the country's iconic symbols. Though many things have already been discussed about them, there are some fun facts which you might not have heard about. Here are 5 interesting things to know about geisha. viaggiatorinelmondo.com/ 1. Geisha Are Almost...

Everyone knows how popular kimono are as a traditional Japanese garment. But do you know that there are actually different types of kimono women in Japan use for certain occasions? A kimono worn during tea ceremonies is different from one worn during weddings, funerals or festivals. Let's check them...

Most people are aware of what kimono and aloha shirts are and what they look like. However, not many of us may know that there is indeed a connection between them. This may be an "aha" moment for most but yes, the aloha shirt has its roots from the...

With all the spring-themed crazes popping up here and there during this blooming season, it's no wonder that even the most unusual items you could think of are getting involved. Snacks and beverages, clothing and footwear, and now even underwear?! FUNTY shop.funty.jp/ FUNTY is a Japanese lingerie site that provides comfortable and...

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