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What is Obama City in Japan All About? Much More Than You Think

Back when Barack Obama was the president of the USA, Obama city in Fukui prefecture, Japan, decided to ride that wave of name recognition. The omiyage with the president’s face was popping up everywhere, the lucky coincidence of the two names helping propel the small Japanese seaside town to newfound fame. Now that Barack is…

Learn the History of Fukui Prefecture Through These 3 Fascinating Castle Ruins

Fukui prefecture is one of the great places where you can find rich history and traditions in Japan. Many historical monuments such as castles in Fukui are either in ruins or were renovated after being under different regimes or during second world war. Below are three of the amazing castle ruins in Fukui. 1. Fukui…