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1|imageslimNami KomorebispiritLV.43 14 3
Just imagine: it's a hot summer day and you are longing for some sweet refreshment. Maybe some home-made chilled Purin (Japanese custard) with a sweet, but not overbearing caramel sauce. Or some freshly shaved ice (kakigori), topped with strawberries and a light syrup that is complemented by the ...more...
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Tohoku is famous amongst food lovers for having some of the best sushi and sashimi in all of Japan. With the Pacific Ocean coast nearby, the fish and seafood is extraordinarily fresh and of course many restaurants take great pride in aiming to deliver the highest possible quality of sushi and eve...more...
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The city of Sendai is famous for being the gate to Tohoku and having been founded by Date Masamune. Bright lights, big city, shopping, night life, great food.  But another, much lesser known sight of Sendai city is the Daikannon, Japan's highest statue of a goddess and actually the 6th tallest st...more...
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The three coastal landscapes “Nihon sankei” are considered to be the most beautiful landscapes in Japan. Those have a scenic view of the sea & countryside. They were often an inspiration for japanese artists and literati. Especially since Hayashi Gaho wrote his impressions about the beautiful...more...
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Every year on kodomo no hi, a Japanese national holiday called Children's Day, colorful koinobori are raised all over the country. They are wind socks in the shape of koi fish and therefore called carp streamers. NHK, Japan's national public broadcaster, reported on a powerful story related to ko...more...