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Locals Love These 2 Power Spots Located Between Narita Airport and Ueno, Tokyo!

Japan is a country with mysteries hidden in all aspects of everyday life, and the route from the airport to the city is no exception. Here we introduce two “power spots” (locations believed to be flowing with mystical energy) beloved by local residents, on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Join the locals…

7 Things to Do in Sawara, One of Japan’s Historically Important Districts

Sawara (佐原), an old and historical district in Katori City (香取市), Chiba Prefecture (千葉県), possesses many important cultural properties. One of which is Sawara no Machinami (佐原の町並み), the area itself. It’s one of the Traditional Architectures Preservation Districts in Japan. For over a thousand years, Sawara had prospered as an accessible merchant town near the…