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Walking the Japanese Castles
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Hiroto is an ordinary Japanese office worker, but his true mission is to search for castles on the weekend all over Japan and blog about them.
Hiroto Uehara
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Latest article: Tsukui Castle
Historical Biographies
Biographies of famous Japanese historical figures
JREF
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Latest article: Matsudaira Katamori
Japanese Buddhism
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Articles on Japanese Buddhism and its history
JREF
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Latest article: Nichiren
Toyooka Travel Guide
Toyooka (豊岡市) is located in northern Hyōgo Prefecture in the centre of the San'in Kaigan Geopark and famous for its Kinosaki Onsen resort.
thomas
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Latest article: Onsenji Temple
Kamakura Travel Guide
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Articles about Kamakura, the capital of Japan during the Kamakura Period (1185-1333), from Minomoto no Yoshitomo to the Hōjō regents: temples, shrines, and other sights.
thomas
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Latest article: Ryuhoji Temple
Kyoto Travel Guide
The ancient Imperial Capital of Japan is one of the few places that is a must on almost any itinerary. With a wealth of temples, shrines and Nijō Castle (二条城 Nijō-jō, built by the former Tokugawa shogunate), Kyōto has enough to keep a temple- and history-freak occupied for a week or more.
JREF
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The purpose of this article series is to provide a way to learn Japanese by yourself. I would like to introduce you Japanese, and I will be glad if you are interested in it. I focus on the similarities and differences between Japanese and English.
Takasugi
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Ibaraki Travel Guide
Known as Hitachi Province, Mito was the seat of an important branch of the Tokugawa family in the Edo Period (1600-1868) and became a centre of scholarship.
JREF
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Latest article: Seizanso
Nagoya Travel Guide
Nagoya, Japan’s fourth-largest city, is the capital of Aichi Prefecture, located in central Honshū on Ise Bay, and the political, financial, and cultural centre of the Chubu Region
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Latest article: Osu Kannon
Aizuwakamatsu Travel Guide
Aizuwakamatsu is located in western Fukushima. The city takes great pride in its samurai past and its ties with the Tokugawa shogun.
JREF
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Latest article: Byakkotai
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