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Have you come across a hidden beauty in Japan?

Tomioka Silk Mill - World Heritage
Japan's newest world heritage site is centered around the country's first modern silk factory, located in Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

Toranomon Hills opens
Opened on June 11, Toranomon Hills is Tokyo's newest landmark and tallest building.


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Ginzan Onsen
One of Japan's prettiest, old-fashioned onsen towns was finally added to our sightseeing guide.
Three Years After The Tsunami
Part seven in our open-ended series about the recovery of the tsunami-hit coast of the Tohoku Region.

Best Hiking in Japan
A list of recommended hiking destinations across Japan for easy walking to multi-day trekking.
Shopping around Osaka
Exploring the wide range of shopping opportunities around Osaka Station from the newest malls to the local shopping arcades.

Haneda Airport expands
The international terminal increased in size, and intercontinental flights started operating during daytime from March 30.
Japan's 100 Famous Views
A book based on japan-guide.com user ratings went on sale in Japan: The 100 Most Famous Views of Japan selected by foreigners.

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