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Vol.15

Chiba gourmet dishes and local specialties

Chiba gourmet dishes and local specialties

Rich foodstuffs from the seas and mountains Seasonal dishes use ayu, rainbow trout, vegetables, egg and other […]

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The Moriya Sake Brewery, sticks to local sake brewing, uses only rice grown in Chiba.

The Moriya Sake Brewery, sticks to local sake brewing, uses only rice grown in Chiba.

The Moriya Sake Brewery, founded in 1893, exclusively uses homegrown-in-Chiba rice to brew sake. In addition t […]

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Seasonal flowers add colour to the roadside along the “Boso Flower Line”

Seasonal flowers add colour to the roadside along the “Boso Flower Line”

Along the coastline near Tateyama city, where the Sunosaki and Nojimazaki lighthouses stand, a great bloom of […]

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The fun-to-ride local “Isumi Railway”

The fun-to-ride local “Isumi Railway”

The Isumi railway links Kazusanakano station, at the centre of the Boso Peninsula, and Ohara station. The scen […]

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Umihotaru, floating on the Tokyo Bay.

Umihotaru, floating on the Tokyo Bay.

The Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line highway connects the cities of Kawasaki, in the Kanagawa prefecture, and Kisarazu, in […]

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The annex to Boso: Yoro Valley Hot Spring Village.

The annex to Boso: Yoro Valley Hot Spring Village.

View the green valley from the mountaintop, hear the birds chirping happily, and visit the relaxing spa. Yoro […]

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Nihonji Temple was founded to give people respite from suffering.

Nihonji Temple was founded to give people respite from suffering.

Nihonji Temple was founded to give people respite from suffering. It is the oldest place of imperial prayer in […]

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A warrior procession floats and portable shrines compete  Nansou Satomi Festival

A warrior procession floats and portable shrines compete Nansou Satomi Festival

A warrior procession and a picture scroll of battle scenes of the Sengoku period are reproduced based on Nanso […]

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Solemnly dash across the beach with a horse  Azuma Shrine Umadashi Matsuri (Out Horse Festival)

Solemnly dash across the beach with a horse Azuma Shrine Umadashi Matsuri (Out Horse Festival)

On the Iwase Kaigan (coast) in the city of Futtsu, facing Tokyo Bay, a ritual in which two adults hold the rei […]

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Sawara Matsuri Festivals – some of the largest festivals in eastern Japan

Sawara Matsuri Festivals – some of the largest festivals in eastern Japan

In Sawara everyone stops working to enjoy the festivals. Two three-day matsuri festivals take place each year […]

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