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    Wakayama Wakayama city

    Kishu Temari Ball

    It is said that the tradition of "Kishu Temari Ball" started with a ball made for a princess by the court ladies in Wakayama castle. It is a folkcraft with a pattern of chrysan...

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    Hyogo Itami city

    The Brewing Companies in Itami

    Itami has long been a center of sake brewing. Today, there are two brewery companies based in the city: ‘Shirayuki’ and ‘Itami Oimatsu’. Having been established in 1550, Kon...

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    Hyogo Toyooka City

    Toyooka Kaban (Bags)

    Toyooka is famous for being Japan's largest producer of bags. Toyooka bags are detailed and are of the highest quality. These bags stand in par with well-known French and Italia...

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    Nagano Yatsugatake Tourism Zone

    Edible Japanese Lantern Plant

    The Japanese lantern plants have a warm color and bear a fruit. It looks cute so it is for ornamental purposes. You can see it around July in a warm area and if it is a cold are...

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    Nagano Yatsugatake Tourism Zone


    Do you know a vegetable called rhubarb? It looks like a Japanese butterbur and you can eat the stem part. In Europe and America, it is used for jam, sweets, and sauce for meat d...

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    Nagano Yatsugatake Tourism Zone

    Highland sweet corn

    People grow corn from a very ancient era. Corn is one of the world's three largest crops together with wheat and rice. About 70% of the crops is used as raw materials for feedin...

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    Nagano Yatsugatake Tourism Zone


    Hara Village is located in the highlands at an altitude of 900m to over 1300m. Due to less rainfall and long hours of sunshine, highland vegetables such as celery, lettuce, cabb...

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    Mie Shima City

    Ise-Shima, Home of Pearl

    The history of pearl cultivation in the world started here from Ise-Shima. Mikimoto Kōkichi et al., founders of current MIKIMOTO pearls succeeded in culturing pearls for the fi...

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    Yamanashi Yatsugatake Tourism Zone

    Blueberry Picking, Gift from nature of Yatsugatake

    Clear water and fresh air at the foot of Yatsugatake, you can experience the harvest of blueberries. Because of the wide range of altitude in Yatsugatake Tourism Zone, you can e...

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    Fukuoka Kurume city

    Persimmon picking

    From 7th October, you can pick persimmon in Tanushimaru-cho, Kurume city, where is a big production site of fruit. 9 persimmon orchards in the town provide some kinds of persimm...

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