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10 ways to enjoy Okinawa!

Okinawa is the southernmost prefecture of Japan and consists of an archipelago of islands. With a tropical climate and unique culture, Okinawa is one of the most popular domestic destinations for the Japanese, and is most certainly recommended for foreign visitors too.Learn the history, eat the local food, and engage in activities to fully enjoy the rich Okinawan culture. Remember, Okinawa is not just a great beach resort with crystalline waters…It has much, much, more to offer!!
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Most historic 12 Castles in Japan

Some say seeing is believing. But sometimes seeing is deceiving, too. If you are into Japanese Samurai culture, maybe you’d like to see historic castles and their signature main buildings called Tenshukaku, donjons. In that case, Osaka castle, for example, can’t satisfy your curiosity because it was renovated in 1931. It’s pretty modern. In Edo period, there were about 170 donjons across the nation, but now only 12 historic donjons remain. Here’s the list of them.
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