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Learn more about the "hidden Christians" from Nagasaki, Japan in one of the latest Scorsese's movies - "Silence." This piece of history is one-of-a-kind in the world and has recently attracted international attention. Check out the article below for more information.
SILENCE - ENDLESS DISCOVERY NAGASAKI official visitor guide - Welcome to Nagasaki - a place of endless discovery. This is the official website of the Nagasaki Prefecture Tourism Association. Discover one of Japan's most intriguing and attractive tourist destinations, Nagasaki. Find out where to visit, what to see, what to eat, the best places to stay, the top events and much more. Nagasaki is a treasure-trove of nature, culture and history. Navig...
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Japan’s mountain scenery and excellent powder make for a once in a lifetime ski trip. The Japanese Alps have some of the top ski resorts in the world. Want to know the secret of how to enjoy all of them and more during your journey?
Reach the top ski resorts in Japan with the JR Pass. Get on the bullet train and start enjoying the snow season in Hokkaido, Hakuba, Gala Yuzawa and more!
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If you are travelling to Japan, make sure to check out our new article, featuring everything you need to know about Japanese train stations. Learn how to purchase a single train ticket, how to make a seat reservation, how to locate your train once at the platform, store and transport your luggage.
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This year JR East will launch a new all-suite sleeper train. A luxurious experience, which will connect Tokio with Nikko and other destinations in Tohoku and Hokkaido.
JR East unveiled Monday a luxury, all-suite sleeper train set to launch in May. Train Suite Shiki-Shima has 10 cars, including a diner, a lounge and a glas
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The recently unveiled latest version of Michelin Tokyo lists 12 three-star restaurants in the Japanese capital. These include some great and affordable sushi and ramen restaurants as well as an updated budget diners section.
December is almost here, and with it the commotion that always surrounds the unveiling of the Michelin Guide. Published annually since 2008, the gourmet bi
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Seat reservations for the Twilight Express Mizukaze sleeper train are now open for next summer. A luxury train with great views that promises a breathtaking experience.
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The Wakakusa Yamayaki is an yearly festival, during which the grass on the hillside of Nara's Mount Wakakusayama is set on fire. On the last weekend of January, at the eastern end of Nara Park, the light can be seen throughout the city.
About Nara's Wakakusa Yamayaki, a yearly festival during which Mount Wakakusayama is set afire.
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Have you ever seen a yellow bullet train? In Japan, this is the color of Doctor Yellow, a Shinkansen test train used to monitor the condition of the tracks and overhead wires... with its own merchandising goods!
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Many traditional customs can be seen in Japan at the beginning of the new year. Each of these practices is imbued with meaning and traditional significance. Experiencing the Japanese New Year is indeed something unforgettable and a must-do/see for many travelers.
Many traditional customs are observed at the beginning of the new year in Japan. For example, entrances to homes and shops are decorated with the pine and
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Japan's leadership in technology is well known, including the bullet and magnetic levitation trains. But few realize where exactly the country's most important industrial sectors have planted their deepest roots.
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Do the Japanese celebrate Christmas? What are the typical Japanese traditions for these days of the year? Find out how robotic Santa comes to town, what is the role of samurais, what is the traditional food for the season, how are Christmas trees made and more in the following article.
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The plum blossoms mark the beginning of the Japanese spring season. Some of the most popular locations to enjoy the blooming plums are in Tokyo and Kyoto. The season starts in February when Japan is significantly less crowded in comparison to the famous cherry blossom season, which occurs a few months later.
Plum blossoms mark the end of winter and the start of the spring season in Japan. Find the best locations to enjoy them and how to get there by rail.
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Discover Japan by train: buy your Japan Rail Pass online (7, 14 or 21 days) and save money! Fast worldwide delivery. Authorized official vendor of JR Pass.