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Tea Ceremony Nagoya
For regular people taking tea is just heating water and putting some tea into a cup. But for Japanese people, this simply isn’t enough.  A higher reason is needed and the simple process of tea in a cup is made rather more complicated by adding ceremony, rules, and a whole procedure to the otherwise simple process. This is what a Japanese tea ceremony is all about. How Much Do You...
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Nagoya Castle Cover Image
Nagoya Castle is probably the most popular tourist destination in the city. There isn’t a guidebook or website about the city that doesn’t mention this impressive and beautiful landmark. And rightly so, the castle is a central part of Nagoya’s history and even influences the present. The History of Nagoya is the History of Nagoya Castle! Historic picture of Nagoya Castle from above, before it burned down on May 14,...
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Arimatsu Narumi Shibori Tie-Dyeing
Arimatsu, located just about 20 minutes by train from Nagoya Station, is a town well known for being the home of the traditional technique of Arimatsu-Narumi Shibori, a technique of fabric dyeing that has been skillfully crafted over the last 400 years. Edo Period traditional black wooden houses along the Tokaido Road During the Edo Period (1603 – 1868) the town used to be one of many located along the...
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Nagoya Winter Illuminations 2020
Nagoya, and in fact Japan, really embrace the Christmas season with illuminations and other winter events going on in December each year. One highlight of winter in Nagoya is the amazing winter illuminations that go up each year around the middle of November and mostly stay up until January or even February of the new year. Fun Christmas and New Year events also take place at different locations around Nagoya....
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