Foreign tourists enrich areas beyond Japan’s sightseeing corridor; Yusuke Sakurai; Nikkei

Repeat visitors venture off Tokyo-Osaka-Kyoto ‘golden route’…

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12 places you should visit in Japan that aren’t Tokyo; Sam Gutierrez; This Is Insider

There are plenty of places in Japan that are worth a spot on your itinerary. From beach towns to ancient cities, here are 12 places worth visiting.

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New blood helps maintain World Heritage site of Shirakawa-go; Naoko Yamashita; The Asahi Shimbun

SHIRAKAWA, Gifu Prefecture–Toshinobu Ota was contemplating the huge cost of re-thatching the roof…

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SHIRAKAWA-GO TRAVEL GUIDE 2019 with Itinerary, Tours, How To Get There and Travel Tips; Mervz; Pinoy Adventurista

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Six days in Japan: Fuji, Donki & more; Mick Atienza; Philstar.com

It was just last summer when I first had the chance to visit Japan.

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Toyama Prefecture: saddle up for one of the world’s most beautiful bays; World Travel Guide

Toyama Prefecture in Japan has verdant mountains, picturesque beaches, fine historical sites and World Cultural Heritage Gokayama villages. The best way to explore it is on a bicycle and this post shares what to see & do on the cycling routes, plus restaurants and accommodation in Toyama Prefecture.

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Rugby World Cup 2019 Travel Guide: Takayama in the Gifu Prefecture; Rugby World

Rugby World Cup 2019 Travel Guide: Takayama – Discover Japan’s past, deep in its beautiful countryside in the Gifu Prefecture…

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Shirakawa-go – Ogimachi, Japan; Tervas; Waymarking

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A Traditional Japanese Village Untouched By Time; Atlas Obscura

This isolated mountain village showcases unique and stunning traditional architecture.

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This Japanese village looks like Narnia and you need to visit; CtoI

Nestled in the Japanese alps is this picture-perfect town Shirakawa-go that looks like Narnia in real life.

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