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The “Venice of Japan” in Kyoto: a secret destination tourists don’t know about yet

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Resort Shirakami. “Resort Shirakami” is a popular train with grand view of the Sea of Japan, running from Hirosaki, Aomori along the Gono Line to Akita. The floor of coach i

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What To Eat In Kanazawa!? : Top 12 Eats In The City

The capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa is a marsh of the city’s unique flavours and hospitable people. Found on the coast adjacent to the Sea of Japan, you can expect the freshest seafood catch and local cuisine reflective of the city’s well-preserved traditions and history. Here is a list of the food you wouldn’t want to miss when in Kanazawa, and where to eat them.

One of the most scenic spots in the bay of Wakasa, the Big Gate and Little Gate of the Sotomo Arch were holes on rock carved by the rough waves of the Sea of Japan. <br />With some careful maneuvering, it's possible to climb into the Little Gate. An excursion ship, which departs from the Wakasa Fishermen's Wharf, offers rides to view the rock formation.<a href="http://www.fuku-e.com/lang/english/places/nature.html" target="_blank"><em><br />Sotomo Arch<em></a></em>, Obama City, Fukui…

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The series of spectacular rugged cliffs called Tojinbo are almost 100 feet tall and have been designated one of Japan’s natural monuments. The tall rock pillars were first formed by “columnar jointing” as a result of volcanic activity, and have been shaped by the tumultuous waves of the Sea of Japan.

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Bulguksa Temple- USC Inland Sea of Japan and South Korea Tour

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Tokyo With Kids: Totoro and Studio Ghibli Museum

Tokyo's Studio Ghibli museum was a wonderful world of Miyazaki magic. Visiting this for any fan or with kids is a dream come true. Read on about our...

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May 11 – Japanese National Railways' ferry Shiun Maru sinks after collision with sister ship Uko Maru in thick fog off Takamatsu, Shikoku, in the Seto Inland Sea of Japan; 166 passengers (many children) and two crew are killed. This event is influential in plans to construct the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge (built 1986-98).