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100th anniversary of construction of Hario Radio Tower/針尾送信所建設100周年

Congratulations on our 100th blog!Today's blog is about the Hario Radio Tower, which also celebrates its 100th anni...
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Jizo Bodhisattva with rotating head/首振り地蔵

There is a unique Jizo Bodhisattva(see the photo above) in Zenkojido in Kyoto, which is located at the entrance of ...
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The Great Buddha of Nara and its nostril/奈良の大仏と鼻の穴

TheGreatBuddhaofNaraisthebiggest in Japan,whichisabout15meterstall,madeofbronze,locatedinTodaijitemple.In addition,...
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What’s this object for?/これは何のため?

Can you guess what is this melon shaped object for?A hint is that you can see it along a road.We'll give you a few ...
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The Original Lily of Casablanca/カサブランカの原種

Brilliant Lily/カノコユリ As you may know, Casablanca is an elegant and gorgeous lily worldwide. Everyone would agree tha...
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Mt. Fuji/富士山

UFO with Mt. Fuji/UFOと富士山 Mt.FujiisthehighestmountaininJapan.Theheightis3,776metersfromthesealevel(roughlyover12,000...
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Rice terraces: Japan’s nostalgic scenes and virgin landscape/棚田:日本の原風景

Western Japan has many rice terraces because of its geographical features. Mountains in western Japan including Kyu...
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Sodesurizaka- Narrow Slope/袖摺坂

There is a narrow slope called "袖摺坂/Sodesuri-zaka" in Kazurazaka, Tokyo."Sodesuri-zaka" means the slope is so narro...
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Snow Monkey/地獄谷の猿

Have you heard of snow monkey?Snow monkeys are Japanese macaque that bathes in hot springs during winter.These are ...
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A boy waiting for…/焼き場に立つ少年

日本語は英語の下にあります。Have you ever seen this photo? It was taken in Nagasaki during the Greater East Asia War (the World W...
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