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Osaka Castle
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

The construction of Osaka Castle started in 1583 on the former site of the Ishiyama Honganji Temple, which had been destroyed by Oda Nobunaga thirteen years earlier.

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Osaka Castle
Nishinomaru Garden
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Nishinomaru Garden is most popular location in Osaka for cherry blossom viewing and Hanami Parties.

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Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Osaka, Japan
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu.

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Japan
Ikuno Korea Town
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Ikuno Korea Town is a Korean ethnic enclave in the city of Osaka which is the largest in Japan.

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4 Chome-5-15 Momodani, Ikuno Ward, Osaka, 544-0031, Japan
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 612-0882, Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Osaka Aquarium, also known as Kaiyukan, is located in the Tempozan Harbor Village of Osaka's bay area, and is one of Japan's most spectacular aquariums.

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1 Chome-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato Ward, Osaka, 552-0022, Japan
Universal Studios Japan
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Universal Studios Japan, located in Osaka, is one of four Universal Studios theme parks.

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2-chōme-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka, 554-0031, Japan
Kinkaku-ji
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Kinkaku-ji, officially named Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. The garden complex is an excellent example of Muromachi period garden design.

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1 Kinkakujicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 603-8361, Japan
Ginkaku-ji
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Ginkaku-ji, officially named Jishō-ji, is a Zen temple in the Sakyo ward of Kyoto, Japan. It is one of the constructions that represent the Higashiyama Culture of Muromachi period.

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2 Ginkakujicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8402, Japan
Tōdai-ji
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Todaiji (東大寺, Tōdaiji, "Great Eastern Temple") is one of Japan's most famous and historically significant temples and a landmark of Nara.

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406-1 Zoshicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8211, Japan
Arashiyama
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Arashiyama is a pleasant, touristy district in the western outskirts of Kyoto. The area has been a popular destination since the Heian Period (794-1185), when nobles would enjoy its natural setting.

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Arashiyama, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Hikone Castle
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Hikone Castle is an Edo period castle in the city of Hikone, in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. It is considered the most significant historical building in Shiga.

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1-1 Konkicho, Hikone, Shiga 522-0061, Japan
Miho Museum
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

The museum was the dream of Mihoko Koyama, the heiress to the Toyobo textile business.

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300 Shigarakicho Tashiro, Koka, Shiga 529-1814, Japan
Himeji Castle
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Himeji Castle is widely considered Japan's most spectacular castle.

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68 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0012, Japan
Nijō Castle
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Nijo Castle was built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first shogun of the Edo Period (1603-1867).

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541 Nijōjōchō, Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, 604-8301, Japan
Kiyomizu-dera
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Kiyomizu-dera is the temple of the Goddess of Mercy, a symbol of religious belief for more than 1,200 years.

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294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0862, Japan
Kofuku-ji
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Kofukuji used to be the family temple of the Fujiwara, the most powerful family clan during much of the Nara and Heian Periods.

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48 Noboriojicho, Nara, 630-8213, Japan
Hōryū-ji
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Hōryū-ji is a Buddhist temple that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, in Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

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1-1 Horyuji Sannai, Ikaruga, Ikoma District, Nara 636-0115, Japan
Ryōan-ji
Japan » Kansai
Place » Tourism

Ryōan-ji is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. It belongs to the Myōshin-ji school of the Rinzai branch of Zen Buddhism.

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13 Ryoanji Goryonoshitacho, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, 616-8001, Japan