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Symbolic Colors in Japan

Symbolic Colors in Japan

Elena Lisina

Red, white, black, blue, gold, and violet colors are found quite often in Japanese traditions. This blog is dedicated to the meanings..

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The Jewel of Downtown Tokyo

The Jewel of Downtown Tokyo

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Explore Katsushika, and discover the perfectly preserved spirit, cuisine, and crafts of old Edo.

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Ryukyu Lantern Festival

Ryukyu Lantern Festival

Dec 4th - Mar 28th

It is said that in many moons ago in China, women were not allowed out of the house at night, except on the 15th day of the Ch..

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Kidoairaku (Antiques Watanabe)

Kidoairaku (Antiques Watanabe)

Kidoairaku is very much part of Nishi-Ogikubo’s antique community and plays a role in reflecting the wealth of antiques from Yamagata Prefecture where..

Tokyo
Hachiko Statue in Shibuya

Hachiko Statue in Shibuya

Ignatius Koh

One of Japan's unofficial landmarks, the Hachiko statue in Shibuya is a homage to the faithful Akita dog who waited at Shibuya..

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