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Hoto Noodles at Scarecrow Villa 

Hoto Noodles at Scarecrow Villa 

Meet local grandmothers, learn how to make traditional Yamanashi-style hoto noodles, see a typical old-style Japanese house, and..

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Will You Fight Or Watch?

Will You Fight Or Watch?

Sunday - Nov 7th

Epic battle between Uesugi Kenshin and Takeda Shingen re-enacted every year on the banks of the Fuefuki River in Yamanashi. Participation..

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Crystal Sound Museum

Crystal Sound Museum

Crystal Sound is a free museum in Shosenkyo with a collection of precious gemstones from around the world. The museum shop is a..

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Surprises in Japan 33

Surprises in Japan

Elena Lisina

There's a lot about Japan that can only be learnt by visiting the country, since the details or scale of a particular thing..

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Narita's Lonely Lady

Narita's Lonely Lady

Arlene Bastion

An incredible shopping and eats street like Narita, made for people in a hurry, may not be the ideal place to pay tribute to an..

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Hoko-ji

Hoko-ji

Peter Sidell

Out in the countryside near Hamamatsu in central Japan's Shizuoka prefecture, Hoko-ji is a beautiful Buddhist temple. Its halls..

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