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Tokyo Yukata Experience

Sydney June 27, 2017 - Experience summer in Japan with a Yukata Package Available to travellers only in July and August, Keio Department store’s Yukata Package includes a Yukata set, fitting fee, and photo-shoot fee. The Yukata set is yours to keep, so after your…...

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Experience Zen Buddhism at Enryakuji Temple

Sydney May 22, 2017 - More the teachings of Zen, the origin of Japanese culture. Learn about the spirit of Zen Buddhism, practice Zen meditation, transcribe sutras and try your hand at other Zen practices at the pilgrims’ lodgings in Enryaku-ji Temple, a World Heritage…...

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Oku Japan Introduces A New Spiritual Journey to Shikoku

Sydney January 27, 2017 - Watch the video here: Fascinating aspects of this deeply spiritual route include how little is known of its origins, and its mysterious connection with Kobo Daishi, founder of Shingon Buddhism. Pilgrims have walked the trail for 1200 years and even…...

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Mt Fuji World Heritage Center now open

Sydney July 21, 2016 - The Mt Fuji World Heritage Center is now open in Yamanashi prefecture, providing information on the World Heritage listed site. The center explains the value of Mt Fuji as a World Heritage to local visitors as well as to travellers…...

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10 Ways To Have A Rustic Japan Trip

Sydney July 11, 2016 - Some travellers prefer the path less travelled – whether that means experiencing deep and authentic culture, going out of the way to see one-of-a-kind natural sights or uncovering the regional spots yet to be discovered by others. If this sounds…...

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Tohoku See Dine Shop Top 100 Digital Brochure

Sydney June 16, 2016 - This digital brochure introduces the top 100 spots for sightseeing, dining and shopping in the six prefectures of the Tohoku region.

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Direct bus from Narita Airport to popular tourist destinations

Sydney May 31, 2016 - This spring, Narita Airport launched new direct bus services from Narita Airport to Japan’s most popular tourist destinations, Nikko, Niigata, Toyama and Kanazawa. The Kyoto service has also been improved to make it more convenient and accessible for overseas tourists.…...

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Yukata Experience

Sydney May 24, 2016 - Look beautiful in a Japanese yukata (summer kimono made of cotton), any time and anywhere in Japan with this Yukata Experience offered by Club Tourism. Yukata Experience from Club Tourism This is highly recommended for people who would like to experience…...

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Traditional & cultural experiences in Japan by season

Sydney February 3, 2016 - Here at JNTO Sydney office, we’re lucky enough to get to meet and hear from many Australian and New Zealander travellers through our work. That means we’re also well aware that Aussie and Kiwi travellers aren’t necessarily the same :).…...

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