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Food Tourism Japan Consulting
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Tourism & Hospitality Management Consulting Office Tokyo
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Narita, a town with the temple of over 1000-year-long history images

Narita, a town with the temple of over 1000-year-long history

I believe that many of you know Narita for the International Airport to go in/out Japan.But did you know another face of the city? Shinshoji temple in Narita city has over 1000 years history "since 940" (not a century but a millennium!).For locals, even in modern times, the temple is know…(461 words)

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History Tera (Temple) Chiba Visit City Japanese style shopping arcade
Be prepared and learn how to survive…natural disaster. images

Be prepared and learn how to survive…natural disaster.

Sorry for those look for fun items and experiences in Japan. The title won’t be something international tourists expect to find... but as you know, in Japan we often have earthquakes, including very big ones some times, because of that, the government provides a center called “the Disaster Preventi…(613 words)

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Disaster Tokyo Visit Park Japan
Cultural experience walking tour in Nihonbashi, Tokyo images

Cultural experience walking tour in Nihonbashi, Tokyo

As depicted in some of Ukiyoe, former fish market of Tokyo had been situated in Nihonbashi. So in the area where the fish market had been, which is next to Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi department (the flagship store), we can see some clues of the history. Some shops, called “Shinise” (long-established sho…(500 words)

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Tokyo Nihonbashi Visit Drink Food Shopping History Jinjya (Shrine) English Sea