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Description: JapanVisitor provides travel information for Japan visitors and residents including in-depth guides to Japan's major cities. Our cultural features include articles on Japanese festivals, onsen, Japanese cuisine and customs.

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February 20th
Vermeer Exhibition: Ticket to a Golden Age Alan Wiren Although the advertising screams, “Vermeer!” in gold, capital letters, the title of a major exhibition at the Osaka City Museum of Art is, “Making the Difference: Vermeer and Dutch Ar… Continue Reading
February 19th
Joruriji Temple 浄瑠璃寺 Joruriji Temple, like nearby Gansenji is located in southern Kyoto Prefecture near the prefectural border with Nara. The temple is, however, best accessed from Nara. The Jodo-shu (Pure Land sect) templ… Continue Reading
February 18th
Gansenji Temple 岩船寺 Gansenji Temple is located in southern Kyoto Prefecture near the prefectural border with Nara. The name of the temple translates as “Rock Boat Temple” and originates from a boat-shaped rock near th… Continue Reading
February 17th
The Book of English that Works a Treat in Business – Review of a Book for that Japanese Speaker You Know Who Needs a Copy! 元経済産業省英文校閲者が書いたӡ… Continue Reading
February 14th
A Daughter of the Samurai by Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto Tuttle Publishing ISBN 0-8048-0136-3 160 pages, hardback The Meiji Restoration in Japan in 1868, one of the two or three most significant chapters in Japanese history, brought enormous change to Japa… Continue Reading