Small streets lined with samurai houses, traditional potteries and stunning castle ruins make Hagi a wonderful place to experience olden-day Japan.
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Once you've sampled the famous puffer fish and risked death (maybe), why not delve into the depths of Shimonoseki's blood-mired history?
Stunning fish markets, aquariums with over 100 types of puffer fish, a history of beautiful temples with tragic legends—Shimonoseki is a little known wonder.
Yamaguchi prefecture boasts the longest cave in Japan, and it's quite spectacular.
Fluffy, inquisitive and painfully photogenic—it'll be hard not to fall in love with the furry critters at the Zao Fox Village.
Dazaifu Tenmangu is a stunnning Shinto Shrine just outside Fukuoka in southern Japan, shown in its full glory here using the latest 4k technology. The shrine was founded in 905 after a prominent scholar, Sugawara no Michizane, was buried there […]
Stunning video from OH!MATSURI captures the the breathtaking atmosphere of Nagano's Onbashira festival—held once every 6 years.
Where to go for affordable kimono in the old capital.