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【2016.09.15】
Special exhibition “Matsukata collection exhibition—tracing the dream of Kojiro Matsukata,” a pre-event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of Kobe port
Matsukata collection exhibition—tracing the dream of Kojiro Matsukata  Kojiro Matsukata (1865-1950) was a businessman who became the first president of present-day Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Kobe Shimbun Co....
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SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing News
Ohara is a rural town in northern Kyoto, about one hour from Kyoto Station by bus. You can fully enjoy Japanese sceneries of “Satoyama” where eco-diversity and human well-being are coexist in harmony. Ohara is especially famous for Sanzenin Temple. (Photo: Warabe Jizo Sta...
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recommended routes:This is a wide-ranging course with beautiful scenry and a visit to the port city of Kobe.
On this course, you can see Himeji Castle which is registered as a World Heritage Site, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge which is the longest bridge in the world, and enjoy the attractions of the port city with i

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Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~ 【Chapter 1】
Good morning. Welcome to Sakai. My name is Emmanuel Ayedoun. I am an international student of Osak...[More...]
Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~  【Chapter 2】
We just got off the tramway at station. And now we are at the heart of the old town of Sakai. And...[More...]
Non- Japanese  residents  introduce  the charms of Kansai. ~Transmit a tradition to the future~  【Chapter 3】
Walking about 10 minutes to the East from station, we are now pretty close to station on the Nank...[More...]

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【2016.08.22】
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan boasts the world’s first successful artificial breeding of rare penguin
 The Kaiyukan aquarium in Minato Ward, Osaka City, has succeeded in artificially breeding a southern rockhopper penguin. DNA tests on three chicks, which hatched in early June, revealed that one of them was born by artificial...
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