Kumano Kodo Part 1 - From Takijiri-Oji to Tsugizakura-Oji

Kumano Kodo Part 1 - From Takijiri-Oji to Tsugizakura-Oji

What? Kumano Kodo (熊野古道) is a network of pilgrimage routes and is recognized as Unesco World Heritage. They conne...

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Mount Rokko

Mount Rokko

What? Mount Rokko 六甲山 is the most easily accessible mountain (931 meters) in the Kansai area and is ...

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Kamikochi - The roof of Japan

Kamikochi - The roof of Japan

What? Kamikochi 上高地 is a valley in the Chubu Sangaku National Park 中部山岳国立公園 on the grounds of mountain city Matsumoto 松...

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Yakushima - Kusugawa Course

Yakushima - Kusugawa Course

What? Yakushima 屋久島 is a subtropical island full of cedar forests of which a big part is declared as Natural ...

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Soaking in the Sand Baths of Ibusuki

Soaking in the Sand Baths of Ibusuki

What? Ibusuki 指宿 is the southernmost town on the Satsuma Peninsula. It is an onsen town, but it got more famous for its sa...

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Kagoshima

Kagoshima

What? Historically better known as Satsuma 薩摩, the region of Kagoshima 鹿児島 played an important role in the evo...

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Osaka - Glory of the past: Shinsekai and Expo Park

Osaka - Glory of the past: Shinsekai and Expo Park

What? Osaka 大阪 is Japan’s third largest city after capital Tokyo and its neighbouring Yokohama. Since the old...

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Mount Yake

Mount Yake

What? Yakedake or Mount Yake (焼岳) is a 2455 meters high volcano in the Hida Mountain Range (飛騨山脈). It is one of...

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Ushiku Daibutsu

Ushiku Daibutsu

What? Ushiku Daibutsu (牛久大仏) is a huge statue towering 120 meter high (including foundation) of Amida Buddha. I...

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