ocated near Nikko, Kanmangafuchi Abyss was formed centuries ago by an eruption of the nearby Mount Nantai, and offers a few nice long trails alongside a pleasant river. Not only does Kanmangafuchi Abyss offer a stunning view of its nearby river, Kanmangafuchi is also known for its row of about 100 stone statues of Jizo, […]

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Hi everyone! This week mark the 2nd anniversary of the TokyoStreetView – Japan The Beautiful project, and I have to admit that we are blessed! Blessed indeed since our channel is now strong of over 28,000 Subscribers and with almost 3.5 Million views since we started! Quite an achievement indeed, but we are also proud […]

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ocated at the foot of Mt Iwate, the Yakehashiri Lava Flow is the result of an explosion on Mt Iwate that took place in 1732 and spread along its northeastern slope. This 3km long and 1.5km wide lava flow is, depending of the area, between 5 to 10m thick and has been turned into a […]

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ansa Odori is an amazing festival held every August in the city of Morioka. The origins of this festival lie in the legend of Mitsuishi, which gave Iwate its name. There was a demon that was causing problems for the villagers but the god Mitsuishi captured the demon and forced it to swear that it […]

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ere you are, the second part of our “virtual tour” of Tokyo’s famous Imperial Palace. Known in Japanese as Kōkyo Higashi Gyoen (皇居東御苑), the Imperial Palace’s east gardens are part of the inner palace, open to the public all year long. Here you will find the remains of the former Edo Castle in the form […]

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anpuku-ji (萬福寺) is the head temple of the Zen Obaku sect and also located in in Uji, near the center of Kyoto. While extremely popular among Japanese people, Manpakuji was created fairly recently in 1661, only 7 years after the Obaku sect, originally from China, came to Japan. Because of its Obaku sect origins, Manpuku-ji’s […]

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Own an iPhone? Want to Shoot 4K with DJI Osmo mobile? Don’t waist you money just yet… the DJI App is not capable to shoot 4K properly. As you can see on the video below, the DJI App is not capable to shoot smooth 4K Videos as it is. If you want to shoot smooth […]

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ocated not too far from Kosho-ji, and in the northern hills of Uji City, Mimuroto-ji (Mimurotoji), also known as the flower temple, was founded roughly 1,200 years ago. It features not only a gorgeous three-tiered pagoda, but also a nicely designed main hall, built in the early 1800s that houses an image of the thousand-armed […]

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ach year, the Tokyo branch of Yasaka Jinja from Kyoto, located in Hino-Machi, organizes a little matsuri where some of Tokyo’s most famous Iaido schools offer a very rare chance for local people to enjoy the beauty of this martial art. Among these famous schools, one, the Toudou-Renmei School, dominated the whole matsuri with impressive […]

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oday’s video marks the beginning of a new series of content about Japan where we will bring you along with us when we are walking around Tokyo and other areas. Unlike other videos we used to upload in the past, and that we will continue to upload in the future, these new “Everyday slice of […]

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iho no Matsubara is by far the best place in Shizuoka to enjoy an amazing view of Mt. Fuji. While we are planning to publish a full-length video soon that covers this amazing park, we could not resist shooting a pair of 10 minute long relaxing videos just for you. So without further ado, again, […]

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osho-ji Temple (Kōshōji) was originally built in 1233 and at a different location in Kyoto. It wasn’t until 1648 that it was moved to its current location in Uji, by Nagai Noamasa. Belonging to the Soto Zen branch of Japanese Buddhism, Kosho-ji is famous for its Heian-period statue of Kannon. The other well-known attraction is […]

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