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Welcome to Japan!

Koya-san -- An ancient temple complex and cemetery, part of the experience here is staying overnight in a Buddhist temple! Koya-san is not to be missed during a trip to Japan!
  Festivals --Baby sumo, rampaging shrines, and one 620-pound wooden phallus.
Need I say more?
Kyoto -- A former capital of Japan, the city is home to over 2,000 temples! See a sample of its ancient tradition here!
  Castles -- The grand symbols of feudalism. See what remains of Japan when it was a very different country!
Hiroshima -- One of the most infamous cities in the world, see the place where the first A-bomb was dropped as well as its picturesque surroundings.
  Cherry Blossoms -- The beautiful sakura blossoms of Japan are famous throughout the world!
Nara -- Japan's first permanent capital still has a great amount of history and culture. Here you can see Nara Koen Park and some of its amazing temples and statues.
  Only in Japan... -- Only in Japan would you ever find stuff like this!
Takayama-- Nestled in the Japanese Alps, Takayama has the distinctiveness of being a traditional, old-fashioned town in a rapidly modernizing nation.
  Did You Know...? -- Some little-known facts about the island country!
Wakayama-- See a few shots of the quiet mountain town where I lived while teaching English.
  The JET Program -- Why was I in Japan for three years? Click here to find out!
         

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