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Relive the Battle of Kawanakajima

Right in the heart of mountains  called  “Alps of Japan“, in the north of the ancient province of Shinano, corresponding to the southern part of present Nagano city, there is the valley of Kawanakajima, where the Chikumagawa and Saigawa rivers meet. Kawanakajima (literally ‘island between the rivers’) was the battlefield…

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Kumamoto what to visit

Kumamoto was not a very famous city before April 2016, when it became sadly famous for the strong earthquake that caused many victims, damage and the disastrous ruin of Kumamoto Castle, one of the most beautiful and largest in Japan. This terrible misfortune, however, was in a sense a positive…