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Japan, 〒151-0052 Tōkyō-to, Shibuya-ku, Yoyogikamizonochō, 2−1
Last November my wife and I had an 11-hour layover at Narita Airport, and so we took the Narita Express and then the Yamanote line into Shibuya. After Shibuya, we walked to Yoyogi Park. It was a Sunday morning, and the dry cold air made us feel...
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Saiwaicho, Narita, Chiba Prefecture 286-0028, Japan
I had an eight-hour layover in Tokyo (Narita). After doing a lot of research, I realized that I wouldn't have enough time to go into Tokyo without feeling incredibly rushed to get back to the airport to catch my connection home. Instead, I decided...
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Japan, 〒247-0247 Kanagawa Prefecture, Kamakura, Yamanouchi, 409
This is a stone statue of Buddha (jizou in Japanese) positioned in front of a withered tree on the grounds of Engakuji Temple in Kita-kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The large temple complex comprises 18 temples and was founded in 1282 by a...
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A 60-year-old tree shows off its beauty.
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1 Chome-1 Aomi, Koto, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan
A sunset view of Rainbow Bridge and downtown Tokyo from near the Statue of Liberty replica on the man-made island of Odaiba. One of the most panoramic views you can get of Tokyo.
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One of the highlights of visiting Japan was seeing Mt. Fuji on a road trip from Tokyo.
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Japan, 〒100-8111 Tokyo, Chiyoda, 1−1
A fairy-tale castle, Japanese-style. The grounds are massive, the tourist groups ever-present, the grounds inaccessible more often than not—but it's still worth the visit.
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Japan, 〒603-8361 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Kita-ku, Kinkakujichō, 1
Built in the 14th century as a villa for a powerful shogun, Kinkaku-ji temple, commonly referred to as the Golden Pavilion, is an easy bus ride from the main bus terminal in Kyoto. The temple is one of the most popular buildings in...
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Japan, 〒605-0862 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Higashiyama-ku, Kiyomizu 1-chōme, 294

Kiyomizu-dera on Mount Otowa is one of the most famous temples in Japan, a place that appears in every sequence of Japanese travel photos. The landscape is all cherry trees and forest; it is among Kyoto's loveliest spots. The current structure...

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Japan, 〒616-8394 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Ukyō-ku, Saganonomiyacho
No matter how many tourists are sharing the short path with you, the bamboo spread a cloak of calm quiet threaded with bird-song.
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Japan, 〒100-8111 Tōkyō-to, Chiyoda-ku, Chiyoda, 1−1
A large park area surrounding the residence of Japan's Imperial Family is the perfect place to explore at the end of a long day. Built on the site of the old Edo castle, it is truly a magical place with a deep history. Tranquil and quiet as the...
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Japan, 〒444-0022 Aichi-ken, Okazaki-shi, Asahichō, 3 Chome−1 岡崎市役所東庁舎2F
It's officially springtime in Japan and the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Okazaki Castle was a quintessential spot for viewing the blossoms against traditional Japanese architecture and gardens. The Castle was originally built in the late...