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  • Kishiwada Castle
  • Kishiwada Castle is located in Kishiwada City, Osaka Prefecture. Initially the castle was built in the near place over 650 years a
    go. In the Edo period, the castle was re-built as the shape like as the attached photos by Okabe clan , the lord of Kishiwada doma
    in.The view of the town from the castle is spectacular. In addition, the garden in the castle is very unique, designated as a &quo
    t;national site [続きを読む]
  • The first shrine visit 2019 - 2
  • On January 3, 2019, I visited Uchide-Ten shrine which is near my house and then I went to Nishinomiya and Kyoto with my friend by
    train.As the same as last year, we visited Mondo Yakujin, Seimei shirine and Mikane shrine.There were many people in all the plac
    es.I hope the new year will bring you good luck and happiness!Uchide-Ten Shrine (Ashiya, Hyogo)Mondo Yakujin (Nishinomiya, Hyogo)S
    eimei Shri [続きを読む]
  • The first shrine visit 2019 (Nishinomiya Shrine)
  • I made the first New Year's visit to Nishinomiya shrine as usual.I arrived at the shrine in the early morning around a.m.6:30
    .I like visiting the shrine early morning, since there is always less crowded!・Burning place(called "Otaki-age")In the
    New Year period, a burning place is set in the precincts to burn old amulets for purifying.Usually, the effective period of amule
    ts purchased at shrine is [続きを読む]
  • Bounen-kai in Umeda
  • On 30th Dec I joined a year-end party (Bounen-kai) held at an izakaya near Ohatsu-Tenjin(Osaka Umeda).I had an awesome time drink
    ing Sake with old friends! The attached photos are Ohatsu-tenjin and lighting displays of Midosuji avenue in Umeda.Thanks for all
    kindnesses that you've done for me this year.I hope a happy new year for everyone!! [続きを読む]
  • Marine Pia Kobe
  • Marine pia Kobe is a shopping mall located in the waterfront of Tarumi Ward, Kobe City.It has about 140 shops where you can get hi
    gh-quality outlets at reasonable price!Around the mall, there are a hands-on learning mall for fisheries, super sento(spa) and Aka
    shi Kaikyo Bridge. Especially, night view of Akashi Kaikyo Bridge(as shown attached the picures) will give you a special time!The
    nearest st [続きを読む]
  • Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens
  • Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens is one of the largest herb garden in Japan, located at a mountainous area, takes 10 minutes by a ropewa
    y to access.The facility provides 12 herb gardens by the theme across the area in which 200 seasons flowers and herbs are blooming
    .In the gargen you can also relax at a restaurant that serves herbal tasted dishes and at a footbath of herbs while seeing the wid
    e view of [続きを読む]
  • Ashiya Beer
  • The photo attached is Ashiya Beer (330 ml per bottle), developed by a local brewery using clear water intaken at the upstream of A
    shiya River.This product was launched in 2017 and sold mainly at liquor stores in Ashiya city.The taste is fruity and refreshing.
    Please taste it when you visit Ashiya! [続きを読む]
  • Sanda Station (Kobe Electric Railway)
  • The attached picture are Sanda station of Kobe Electric Railway, taken at night.From here, you can access to Arima Onsen, Ao, Suzu
    randai and Kobe-Shinkaichi.Also, JR West Sanda station is located adjacent to this station. It is convenient to access to Osaka ar
    ea by using JR West.Sanda is famous for delicious beef. Steak, Sukiyaki / Shabu-shabu (thinly sliced beef cooked in an iron pot, w
    ith variou [続きを読む]
  • Woody Town Chuo Station
  • Woody Town Chuo station is a terminal station of Kobe Electric Railway Koen-Toshi Line in Sanda city,Hyogo prefecture(located abou
    t 35 km northwest of Osaka)."Woody Town" is a new town developed in 1987.This well-maintained town has a large commercia
    l complex and specialty shops.Attractive points of this town are having rich green and cleanness of the air.Access to Osaka or Kob
    e is easily possible [続きを読む]
  • Express Bus "Port Lake"
  • For seeking transportation between Izumo and Kobe, if you do not use a train, an express bus is availlable.The journey time is aro
    und 5 hours and it costs about 5000 yen. It is very convenient and reasonable, also of course no need to transfer.The attached pic
    ture taken at Izumoshi station is an express bus called "Port Lake", operated by Chugoku JR Bus Company. [続きを読む]
  • Izumo Soba
  • "Izumo soba" is a buckwheat noodle widely eaten in Izumo area of Shimane prefecture.It's tray consists of a three-t
    iered stack. The soup needs to be poured directly into each tray before eating it.As you can seen from the attached photos, there
    are many food shops such as seafood restaurant in addition to soba shops near Izumo Taisha.If you visit Izumo Taisha, please enter
    the shops and enjoy the [続きを読む]
  • Izumo Taisha
  • Izumo Taisha is one of the oldest and famous shrines in Japan, alongside Ise Jingu.The area of the shrine has a very spiritual atm
    osphere, especially the main hall's large sacred rope is very impressive.The way of worshiping at the main hall is different
    from many other shrines, most of which enshrine the emperor's ancestors.The practice applied for most shrine is 2 bows, clapp
    ing your hands twice [続きを読む]
  • Ichibata Electric Railway
  • Ichibata Electric Railway operate trains between Dentetsu Izumoishi and Izumo Taisha or Matsue.I rode their trains from Dentetsu I
    zumoshi to Izumo Taisha. The journey took about 20 minutes.A unique point of the railway company is that they use the trains which
    were previously used by the other railway companies.The attached photo is a train of Nankai Railway 3000 series, which was given
    to Ichibat [続きを読む]
  • Intercity Express Bus (Wakkanai - Sapporo)
  • For returning to Sapporo from Wakkanai, I used the express bus "Wakkanai-Go" operated by HOKUTO KOTSU (URL: http://www.h
    okto.co.jp/b_wakkanai.htm).It takes about 6 hours, 1 hour longer than the limited express train Soya. But the fare is 6,200 yen ($
    55/?46), much cheaper than that of the train (10,450 yen (approx.$92/?78)).The fare becomes 7,340 yen if you use the local tra
    in, but it is probably [続きを読む]
  • Sapporo Dome
  • Before leaving Hokkaido on 27th July 2017, I went to see Sapporo dome.Sapporo Dome is a multipurpose facility, the home ground of
    Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters(professional baseball team) and Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo (professional football team).Any game or e
    vent were not held during the period of my trip, but I wanted to see what it is like. As it was early morning on weekdays, just so
    me childre [続きを読む]
  • New Chitose Airport
  • A rapid train (Rapid airport) is convenient to access to Sapporo from this airport (It takes approx. 35 minutes, the fare is 1,070 yen (approx. $9/?8)).Flight routes between Chitose and almost all of the other Japan's regional cities are available, and there are many direct flights from China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.As for visiters from Europe and North America, transit from [続きを読む]
  • Wakkanai Sightseeing Bus Tour
  • During the stay in Wakkanai on 25-26th July 2017, I took a 4-hours sightseeting tour which begins from Wakkanai bus terminal at 14
    :00 (It costs about 3,600 yen (approx. $30/?27)).The main spots of the route is the following. ・Wakkanai Port Kita Bohatei Dom
    e A large breakwater at Wakkanai Port, built over 5 years from 1931.・Wakkanai City Hoppo-Kinenkan A tower which was built on the
    hill of Wakk [続きを読む]
  • Susukino
  • Susukino is a nightlife district in Sapporo, a famous place nationwide.There are various kinds of food shops such as barbecue rest
    aurant, drinking bar, ramen shop etc.I went to "Ramen Yokocho", which is a ramen shop area, and ate a miso-tasted ramen
    at one of the ramen shops ("miso" is fermented soybean paste).Also, I tried "Genghis Khan"(sheep meat and vege
    table baked on a frying pan. the name is [続きを読む]
  • Limited Express Soya
  • On 25th July 2017, I took the limited express train "Soya" operated by JR Hokkaido.It runs between Sapporo and Wakkanai
    for one round trip per day, takes about 5 hours for one way.Even though the long hours of riding on the train, I did not get bored
    until reaching Wakkanai thanks to wonderful views from the train window.One of the attached pictures is a mountain of Rishiri Isl
    and, called Rishiri [続きを読む]
  • Limited Express Train "Kuroshio" 283 Series
  • The photo attached taken at Shin-Osaka station is a limited express train "Kuroshio" 283 series, operated by JR West.I r
    ode this train to visit Kumano Taisha, one of the oldest and sacred shrines in Japan, in the summer of 2016.This express train run
    s between Kyoto and Shirahama / Kii Katsuura / Shingu in Wakayama Prefecture.Especially in summer, a lot of people use this train
    to go to Shirahama, [続きを読む]
  • Shinkansen 500 series
  • This picture is shinkansen 500 series, taken at Shin Kobe station in July of 2016, when I travelled to Shimane Prefecture. The ext
    erior of the car body is decorated with coloring of an anime called "Evangelion".JR West started the commercial operatio
    n of the shinkansen 500 series in 1997.Even now, it is regarded as the most popular Shinkansen thanks to its cool design ! [続きを読む]
  • Station-name Signboard (Sanyo Railway)
  • On the way to Himeji by a train of Sanyo Electric Railway in early April 2018, I took some photos of unique station-name boards pl
    aced on a sidewall of each station.Each board shows illustrations of sightseeing spots around the station.It could be fun to ride
    a train of Sanyo Electric Railway while taking these boards at each station!・Tarumi Station (Mitsui Outlet Park, an outlet shopp
    ing mall)・ [続きを読む]
  • Okayama Station - 2
  • The attached photos are the trains taken at JR West Okayama station.1. Shinkansen "Hikari Rail Star"This bullet train is
    an express type train running between Shin-Osaka and Hakata.Its commercial operation started in 2000. Even now it gets popular am
    ong many passengers with the comfortability of the seat.2. Limited express "Yakumo"I rode this train from Okayama to Izu
    mo City. I sat on a business c [続きを読む]
  • Okayama Station - 1
  • For my Shimane trip in July 2016, I took a Shinkansen "Sakura" from Shin-Kobe to Okayama, and then I took a JR West&apos
    ;s express train "Yakumo" from Okayama station and stayed at Izumo-shi.Attached the photos were taken at Okayama Station
    .At the station I had lunch at a restaurant, enjoyed omelets and muscat juice.Muscat is a specialty of Okayama and it is a very de
    licious fruit.When you visit Okayam [続きを読む]