Mitama Matsuri, first held in 1947, takes place annually at Yasukuni Shrine, and features around 30,000 lanterns. The purpose of this festival is to pray for the fallen soldiers of the past and for a more peaceful world. [...]

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Located outside of Yokohama and somehow in the middle of an industrial area, Sankei-en garden is an oasis of beauty and calm. Erected in 1904 by a silk trader named Tomitaro Hara, also known as Hara Sankei, this garden features, in one location, the many wonders of Japan. Here you can enjoy the beauty of the interior of one of many houses that Tomitaro Hara builds in Sankei-en Garden More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #yokohama #japanesegarden #house #teahouse #zen

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Ueno Park, located in the heart of Tokyo is not only famous for its Zoo and Panda, but also for its beautiful pond and temples. The photo above are Torii from the Hanazono Inari Shrine located near the entrance of the park. More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #ueno #torii #temple #shrine #tokyo

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Odawara Castle is by far our favorite spot when it comes to enjoy some truly amazing pink cherry blossoms! Just an hour or so from Tokyo by train or bus, this Odawara Castle is still largely ignored by mass tourism, so whenever you have the chance make sure to visit this place during Hanami! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #odawaracity #odawaracastle #sakura #cherryblossom #桜

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Looking for best time of the year to enjoy Mount Fuji surrounded by a clear blue sky? Then make sure to visit Japan around January and February! During this time of the year you will be 100% sure to get a unforgettable view of Fuji San either from Tokyo, Yokohama, Izu and many other places as far as 200 to 300km away from Fuji-san! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #fuji #shinjuku #snow #mountain #landscapephotography

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Beppu is by far the most well-known place in Oita and basically the whole of Japan for its many Jigoku or Hell, which are actually hot springs. But, in the heart of Oita prefecture, far from the crowds and in the middle of what is possibly one of […]

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Often ignored and snubbed by people, Japanese or not, Chiba prefecture as honestly a lot to offer with some really amazing scenic view over Mount Fuji, great beaches and lush country side with many rice fields. So next time you come and visit Tokyo, give Chiba prefecture a chance!

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Hello Kitty may not actually be the most famous Japanese cat after all! It all started in 1697 according to the legend.  At that time, before the Gotokuji Temple was what it is now, a poor and lonely priest was living alone with his cat. One day, during a […]

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Hello Kitty may not actually be the most famous Japanese cat after all! It all started in 1697 according to the legend. One day, during a heavy storm a rich nobleman was stranded in a heavy rainstorm and took refuge under a nearby tree. Once settled the nobleman saw the priest’s cat at the Temple’s entrance signaling him to enter. Surprised, the nobleman followed the cat and as soon as he moved toward the cat a tree was struck by lightning. Believing that the cat had saved his life the nobleman decided to become the temple’s benefactor and soon the temple became prosperous.

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Looking for best time of the year to enjoy Mount Fuji surrounded by a clear blue sky? Then make sure to visit Japan around January and February! During this time of the year you will be 100% sure to get a unforgettable view of Fuji San either from Tokyo, Yokohama, Izu and many other places as far as 200 to 300km away from Fuji-san! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #shizuoka #blockai #snow #mountain #landscapephotography

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Green tea fields can be found in many different parts of Japan but Shizuoka’s unique location make it even more worth your time to enjoy some of Japan best green tea experience like tasting it, learning how to picking great tea leaves or making your own green tea powder!!! So next time you are riding the Shinkansen south, consider getting off the bullet train for some unique experiences rather than just continuing on to Kyoto and Osaka! More photos and 4K Videos at www.TokyoStreetView.com . . . . #Japan #Travel #Historical #TravelPic #JapanTrip #Nippon #TravelPhotos #Cultural #IGersJapan #Nihon #JapanFocus #iLoveJapan #JapanTravel #JapanLife #ExploreJapan #LoveJapan #CoolJapan #TravelJapan #JapanTour #VisitJapan #JapanLover #DiscoverJapan #JapanCulture #OffTheBeatenPath #everydayjapan #shizuoka #tea #greentea #fuji #japanesetea

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Located in the city of Nakatsu, this castle, also known in Japanese as Nakatsu-Jo, was founded in 1587 under the rule of the Daimyo Kuroda Yoshitaka. Completely destroyed by the Satsuma Rebellion in 1877, which opposed disaffected samurai against the new imperial government, Nakatsu castle was rebuilt […]

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