November 2019 - Japan National Tourism Organization

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How is a traditional samurai sword made?

Of all the iconic national symbols, none is more representative of Japan’s time-forged traditions than the samurai sword. Said to possess a warrior’s very soul,…...
November 26, 2019 | Arts | Culture

The Complete Guide to Japanese Drinks

“You don’t need to go to Japan to enjoy Japan’s incredible drinking culture”. For everyone interested in alcoholic beverages or Japanese culture and cuisine generally…...
November 20, 2019 | Cuisine | Latest News

Nabana no Sato Winter Illumination 2019

Partners Information: The time for “Nabana no Sato Illumination” this year has arrived! Japan’s largest “Nabana no Sato Illumination” began on October 19. This year’s main…...
November 14, 2019 | Festivals | Latest News

Enjoy autumn foilage at Kawagoe Nakain Temple

Partners Information: Nakain is a historical temple in Kawagoe. Enjoy the views that change along with the seasons that are loved by the local residents also.…...
November 14, 2019 | Autumn Leaves | Latest News

Is Japan expensive?

How far does the Aussie dollar go in Japan? Further than you might think. This is a basic guide to how much things cost in…...
November 14, 2019 | Accommodation | Cuisine | Driving | Transportation