I own and run an SME called Overseas Trading Support Inc. in the local city called Hamamatsu. Many of you know the city as it has a Shinkansen station where only Kodama express stops. My office is in suburb of Hamamatsu about half an hour from the station. We have brackish lake, Onsen and historical spots.
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Shinto Shrine and Buddhist Temple coexisting ?
It may sound strange if I tell you there is a place called Kanzan-ji(temple) that has a Shinto gateway. The place is about 10 minute drive from my office and it is by Hamana Lake.The temple was on top of the small hill overlooking the lake and Tomei expressway.There you can view Ferris wheel …(131 words)
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Monument commemorating General Aung San, a founding father of Burma
People visit here wonder why they see the monument of General Aung San (father of Ms.Aung San Suu Kyi), a founding father of Burma.The monument stands on top of Ohkusa hill by the Lake Hamana.There you can overlook Tomei Expressway and the lakeHistory shows General was exiled to Japan in 1…(111 words)
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View from my office, abandoned castle ruin of 11th century
There is a small hill in front of my office and at the base of the hill, I can see old monument by the road that nobody notices. Writing in the monument is hard to read due to wear and tear except the name of the place that says "Ruin of Shidu Castle". There used to be a small castle on top o…(143 words)
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Unknown but, worth visiting area, Lake Hamana
Those of you who have an experience of taking Shinkansen from Tokyo to Osaka or Kyoto probably noticed Shinkansen passes over the lake after one and a half hour ride.The lake is called Hamana and is 10th largest lake in Japan.It used be a fresh water lake nearby Pacific Ocean but, the bank that…(97 words)
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