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【2017.06.15】

Hot Tourism Information of Mie 【Ama (Women Divers) Hut Experience-】

You can only enjoy "Ama Hut" in Shima&Toba, Mie! Ama is a woman who dives into ocean unaided to gather abalone, turban shells, sea vegetables and other marine products. More than half...
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【2017.06.15】

Special exhibition “Sumo and Japanese Swords”

In the Edo period, some leading sumo wrestlers, such as yokozuna grand champions, were retained by daimyo military lords and allowed to wear swords. In fact, there remain many nishiki-e (color wood...
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【2017.06.15】

Grape picking in Habikino city

Habikino city in Osaka prefecture is one of Kansai’s leading production areas of grapes!! The grape type is Delaware.  Delaware has a refreshing taste combining strong sweetness and moder...
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【2017.05.29】

Awa Odori Dance Festival in Tokushima: A Signature Summer Event of Japan

Awa Odori Dance Festival in Tokushima  Starting in Naruto City on August 9, the Awa Odori Dance Festival takes place in various parts of Tokushima Prefecture, where the folk dance originated. Among...
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【2017.04.17】

Kyoto Native Flower Exhibition 2017 Spring

We used to be able to see Kyoto’s native flowers in our neighborhood. The Kyoto Native Flower Exhibition 2017 is an exhibition that features rare spring flowers in one place for all to enjoy. Th...
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【2017.04.17】

OSAKA MARATHON 2017 ~Join us to run a marathon!!

 OSAKA MARATHON is one of the largest marathon meets, with the participation of 32,000 runners racing through famous places in Osaka. OSAKA MARATHON 2017 will be held under the slogan of “Making...
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【2017.04.03】

Trip to experience Japan Heritage, “Culture of Water,” around Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture

 Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan, is a habitat for many endemic species. In particular, Biwa trout, koayu, nigoro-buna, three-lips, willow gudgeon, isaza goby, urori, and lake prawn, are precious...
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【2017.03.15】

Cherry Blossom Festival to be held at Kimiidera Temple—A place to enjoy early blooming cherry flowers

 Kimmiidera Temple is known as a place for early blooming cherry flowers in the Kansai region, and one of the top 100 cherry blossom spots. Since the Temple has about 500 cherry trees and a regular tr...
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【2017.03.15】

Kids Plaza Osaka Spring Exhibition 2017 Playground of Picture Books ~ Let’s play with picture books! Let’s play with shapes! ~

 Kids Plaza Osaka hosts the spring exhibition “Playground of Picture Books ~ Let’s play with picture books! Let’s play with shapes! ~” starting on Friday, March 24, 2017.  The...
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Queen Elizabeth coming to Kobe Port
【2017.03.08】

Queen Elizabeth coming to Kobe Port

 In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the opening of Kobe Port, the Queen Elizabeth will arrive into port (Kobe Port Terminal) twice in March 2017 to operate the first cruise travel arriving at ...
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