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Nada no Kenka Fighting Festival

Nada no Kenka Fighting Festival

Scantily clad men in an epic battle.

Genko-an Temple

One of Kyoto’s four ‘blood temples’ emphasizing the delicate relationship between life and death.

Dog Cafe Living Room

This pack of prancing, playful pugs will melt your heart!

Myoryu-ji Temple (Ninjadera)

With a nickname like “Ninja Temple,” it’s gotta be good.

Yurei Bar

Take a journey to hell and have a bite at Tokyo’s quirky Yurei Bar!

Kishi Station

Welcome to this tiny station epitomizing laidback countryside charm. Stationmaster on a catnap? That’s just part of her job.

 Akiyoshidai Quasi-National Park

Fascinating fossils and charming chasms.

Ashigakubo icicles, Saitama

Icicles of Ashigakubo

Chichibu’s icy winter wonderland attraction!

Handa Floats Festiva

Handa Floats Festival

Watch a rare gathering of magnificent floats in this small town also known as the Gateway to Chita Peninsula.

Ponshukan

From sake vending machines to sake baths, immerse yourself in Niigata’s famous produce from 3 convenient locales.

Ibusuki

A uniquely Japanese experience: Trip to beachy volcanic sand baths!