Inuyarai & Japan

Apr 21, 2019• by japon1minuto

What are the Inuyarai and the Komayose?

INUYARAI (犬 矢 来) If we walk through the old neighborhoods of Kyoto, with the beautiful traditional Japanese streets, one of the things that surprises us is that many houses have a kind of...

Jul 15, 2019• by japon1minuto

Japan and the Kit Kat

Why KIT KAT are some of the best selling products in Japan? There is a reason and it has nothing to do with chocolate. These small chocolate bars were initially designed to accompany the coffee and...

Jun 27, 2019• by younggadabout

Gunkanjima, an abandoned island in Japan

Hashima Island is a abandoned island located in southern Japan. This island is also named as Gunkanjima, which is "battleship island" in Japanese, for its resemblance to a battleship. Gunkanjima...

Jun 24, 2019• by younggadabout

The Floating Torii

Itsukushima shrine, the century-old shrine floating in the sea during high tide, has more than 1400 years of history. It is a registered world heritage site which attracts thousands of tourists...

Jun 6, 2019• by japon1minuto

Omikuji, the Japanese fortune papers

They are very popular amulets in Japan, they are small folded or rolled papers that open them to reveal the fortune in written form, we find them in practically all the temples and people usually buy...

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