Jomon Period

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Sightseeing and universities mix well ! See what we recommend!

You might think that sightseeing and universities don’t mix – right? Wrong! Despite the seriousness at which students in Japan study to enter these bastions of education, Tokyo’s universities offer the tourist a much more enjoyable experience. Many of Tokyo’s universities are blessed with interesting museums, architecture and natural parklands. Yet sadly these places are…

Have a Perennial Feast of Oysters at Emit Fishbar

There’s a popular myth about only eating oysters during months which contain the letter “r.” So, if we follow this myth, oysters shouldn’t be eaten over summer. It is advisable not to eat raw oysters at this time due to higher red tide levels. Contrary to this belief, one restaurant is swimming against the tide…

Sannai-Maruyama Site: Explore the Ancient Jomon Period Settlement in Aomori

In the northernmost part of Honshu lies a completely preserved ancient settlement dating back to the Jomon Period. These were incidentally discovered in 1992 upon surveying the site for a new baseball stadium. With the start of excavations, it further led to the discovery of burial pits and enough information on the ancient settlement above…