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Modern Japan

Hokuriku Shinkansen Links Tokyo to Kanazawa

Hokuriku Shinkansen Links Tokyo to Kanazawa

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Kanazawa, Japan – People take pictures of the new Hokuriku Shinkansen as Japan Railway Company officially opened its new 1.7 […]

Traditional Japan

Mount Takao Fire-walking Festival

Mount Takao Fire-walking Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A practitioner of Shugendo religion performs during the “Hiwatari-matsuri” in Takao-san Yakuo-in Yuki-ji Temple, March 8, 2015. […]

Food

FOODEX JAPAN 2015

FOODEX JAPAN 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Chiba, Japan – Exhibitors show their products at the Mexico booth during the 40th International Food and Beverage Exhibition (FOODEX […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Hinamatsuri – Girl’s Day Doll Pyramid

Hinamatsuri – Girl’s Day Doll Pyramid

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery The Japanese doll display in the lobby of Konosu City Hall on March 1, 2015, Saitama, Japan. 1,820 dolls are […]

Traditional Japan

Ikazuchi no Daihannya Festival

Ikazuchi no Daihannya Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Participants dressed in women’s kimonos and wearing makeup run from house to house to chase away evil […]