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Japan Travel: Explore a hidden cave on a tiny monorail roller coaster thrill ride in Nara

Step away from the mainstream and discover the mysterious side of Japan.

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Japan Travel: Mysterious rockstar Jizo statue found at Kiyomizudera temple

Mother Nature blesses a Buddhist statue with a full head of hair.

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Learn how to make sushi with a professional Japanese sushi chef in Tokyo

Because there’s no better souvenir than taking a skill home with you.

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Japan Travel: Mysterious landscape found near a park with severed heads

Escape to a world that appears to be from another dimension.

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Shikadamari: The Nara deer summer gathering phenomenon that baffles visitors every year

Why do hundreds of deer sit together for an hour at this spot in Nara Park every evening in summer? Our reporter investigates. 

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Foreign tourists blasted for chasing maiko and geisha on streets of Kyoto【Video】

Tourists criticised for standing in front of traffic and treating the traditionally dressed women like objects.

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We channel Sen from Ghibli’s Spirited Away and travel to a Japanese train station by the sea

One of the most unusual stations in the country, where you’re not allowed to exit the station, but you can visit a secret park by the platform. 

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Nara deer dies with four kilos of plastic in its stomach, tourists cautioned to feed animals properly

Increasing numbers of the nationally protected species are being affected by plastic bag consumption.

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Ujicha Bus in Kyoto celebrates Uji matcha green tea with Japanese teahouse interior【Photos】

The bus even comes with a heart-shaped window like the one at a famous Kyoto temple.

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Explore Kyoto tourist site Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine with Unreal Engine 4 【Video】

Stunning exploration game lets you walk at your own pace, take photos with an in-game camera, and discover hidden areas without the crowds.

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Weird Al Yankovic visits Japan, takes hilarious travel pics around the country 【Photos】

The comedian makes us laugh at famous tourist spots from Tokyo to Kyoto. 

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Enjoy a taste of traditional Japan in self-operated Edo period cable car

A frightening yet exhilarating way to travel for free in rural Japan. 

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Visit top Kyoto sites and escape the crowds with new early-morning sakura sightseeing campaign

Experience a very different side to the city as part of the “Cherry Blossoms in the Morning” promotion.

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Sakura report 2019: Cherry blossom season officially declared in Tokyo!

Hanami season began today in the capital, giving us a better idea of when to expect the glorious full bloom period.

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Sakura report 2019: First cherry blossoms begin to bloom in Tokyo

Cherry blossom season has officially arrived in Japan!

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Nara deer have a heartfelt message for tourists in new travel poster

A clever play on words tugs at the heartstrings.

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New Japanese train station has no entrance or exit, only used to admire the scenery

One of the most unusual stations in the whole country is now open and ready for business.

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FlyStation Japan: We unleash our inner Captain Marvel with indoor skydiving near Tokyo【Videos】

Sexy superhero moves with no CGI involved!

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Spirited Away train station and submerged tracks attract Ghibli fans around Japan

But people aren’t happy about tourists trespassing and littering while they get the perfect photo.

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Japan travel: Best places to see, eat and stay at Nagato and Mine in Yamaguchi Prefecture

This is where you’ll find Japan’s largest cave, a BBQ by the sea, and a rural hotel where Russian President Putin slept in a room behind bulletproof glass.

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