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Secret of Kyoto’s Popularity among International Tourists and the Challenges Faced by the City
【2017.03.22】

Secret of Kyoto’s Popularity among International Tourists and the Challenges Faced by the City

 The number of international tourists to Japan in 2016 amounted to approximately 24,040,000, which w...
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【2017.03.22】

Osaka selected among “52 Places to Go in 2017” by The New York Times

 Osaka was recently selected among the “52 Places to Go in 2017,” the 12th annual list c...
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【2017.03.22】

Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture—filming location of “Chihayafuru”—wins the Grand Prize at the 7th Location Japan Awards

 Otsu City (Shiga Prefecture), the filming location of “Chihayafuru—Kami no Ku/Shimo no ...
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【2017.03.22】

Longest in Japan? Dragon sculpture at Kanzaki Shrine in Kotoura-cho, Tottori Prefecture

 A dragon sculpture at Kanzaki Shrine located in Kotoura-cho, Tottori Prefecture, is drawing attenti...
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【2017.02.20】

Tomogashima Lighthouse Recognized as a “Romantic Lighthouse” by Nippon Romanticist Association and Nippon Foundation

 Tomogashima Lighthouse in Kada, Wakayama City was recognized as one of Japan’s romantic light...
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【2017.02.20】

Kinosaki Onsen and Arima Onsen Win the Hot Spring General Election

 Hot spring resorts across Japan were judged in a national hot springs competition dubbed the Onsen ...
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【2017.01.23】

[Columns]Ramen Culture in Kyoto

 On the day in late October last year when he returned to Earth, Japanese astronaut Takuya Onishi (t...
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【2017.01.23】

“Scarecrow Village” attracts international tourists — Miyoshi City, Tokushima Prefecture

 The small village of Nagoro, located deep in the mountains in Miyoshi City, Tokushima Prefecture, i...
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【2017.01.23】

Two chefs from Kusatsu City, Shiga win Gold and Bronze at the Culinary Olympics

 Two chefs of two hotels, both located in Kusatsu City, were granted a gold medal and a bronze medal...
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