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Tokyo Tourism: Old Tokyo Survives in Asakusa

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Tokyo Tourism: Old Tokyo Survives in Asakusa Sarah Deschamps and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo tourism provides an abundance of options because this highly developed city caters for so many tastes. This applies to amazing Japanese gardens, stunning art galleries, high octane fashion districts, a paradise for gamers, the beautiful Tenno palace, the beach […]

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Japan Tourism in Toyama: Kurobe Lake and Stunning Nature

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Japan Tourism in Toyama: Kurobe Lake and Stunning Nature Hiroshi Saito and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Japan is blessed (http://www.alpen-route.com/english/) with so many amazing places to visit that tourists are literary spoilt for choice. Familiar names for international tourists will apply to Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Kamakura, and countless other places like beautiful Koyasan in […]

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Japan Tourism in Stunning Wakayama: Negoro-ji and Buddhism

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Japan Tourism in Stunning Wakayama: Negoro-ji and Buddhism Walter Sebastian and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Wakayama prefecture is a perfect place to visit for tourists who adore culture, architecture, the richness of Buddhism, the indigenous faith of Shintoism, stunning beaches, an amazing castle, and because of multiple other factors. Also, the closeness of […]

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Tokyo Tourism in Koto Ku: Kiyosumi Gardens, High Culture and Art

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Tokyo Tourism in Koto Ku: Kiyosumi Gardens, High Culture and Art Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times Tokyoites and tourists to this fabulous city should make the most of Kiyosumi Gardens because it is one of the most adorable places to visit in this ultra-modern city. At the same time the Fukugawa Edo […]

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Japanese Tourism and High Culture: Amazing Nara

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Japanese Tourism and High Culture: Amazing Nara Tomoko Hara and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times Nara is the place where Japanese high culture began to flourish and in time this would equally become embodied within the environment of Kyoto after the capital was moved. This amazing city is located in the vibrant Kansai region where […]

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Kukai and the impact of Shingon Buddhism in stunning Koyasan: Amazing beauty of Wakayama

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Kukai and the impact of Shingon Buddhism in stunning Koyasan: Amazing beauty of  Wakayama Michel Lebon and Walter Sebastian Modern Tokyo Times   Kukai is one of the most powerful individuals in Japanese history and religion. Today his legacy can be seen throughout Shingon Buddhism and this branch of Buddhism is still growing and developing […]

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Osaka Fashion in Vibrant Namba and Ideal Base for Tourism in Kansai

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Osaka Fashion in Vibrant Namba and Ideal Base for Tourism in Kansai Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times Osaka is one of the most powerful cities in the world when it comes to economic power but the richness of this city is often overlooked when compared with Tokyo. However, the thriving fashion districts […]

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The other Fukushima: Adorable fashion in Koriyama

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The other Fukushima: Adorable fashion in Koriyama  Sarah Deschamps and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times Koriyama is a buzzing city in Fukushima where the fashion sector is extremely vibrant. Images of Fukushima are often portrayed negatively because of the nuclear crisis that followed the devastating tsunami on March 11, 2011. However, the vast majority of […]

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Art, Culture, Religion and Tourism in Hakone: Rich Legacy of Shintoism and Mount Fuji

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Art, Culture, Religion and Tourism in Hakone: Rich Legacy of Shintoism and Mount Fuji James Jomo and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Hakone is a very popular tourist destination because you have so many places to visit and the views of Mount Fuji in certain locations are extremely stunning. Throughout Hakone you have many museums […]

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Japan Tourism and Musashi-Kyuryo National Park: Shinrin Park in Saitama

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Japan Tourism and Musashi-Kyuryo National Park: Shinrin Park in Saitama Tomoko Hara and Sebastian Walter Modern Tokyo Times The full name of Shinrin Park (Shinrin Koen) in Saitama prefecture is Musashi-Kyuryo National Government Park. If you are a tourist or reside in Tokyo, then it takes just under one hour from Ikebukuro train station. This […]

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