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“Let’s climb the Tokyo Tower using the stairs.” The Tokyo Tower has opened the “climbing stairs” that lead to the Main Observatory only on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Using this special course, you can climb the Tokyo Tower  using the external staircase with about 600 steps while enjoying the views in the open air. If you utilize the stair course, you will receive a “Noppon certified climbing stair certificate.” So let’s challenge on the “climbing stairs” course.

28. June 2015 by Joey
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Kyoto Tower

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The “candle- lit of Kyoto” -Kyoto Tower shaped according to the Japanese candle. It stands above a 9 level of Kyoto Tower Hotel. The 131 meter structure itself, built to withstand strong wind and earthquake. On a clear day you should be able to see almost all Kyoto from the observatory deck. 

25. June 2015 by Joey
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Nishiki Market, Kyoto

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When you are in Kyoto don’t miss out to have a stroll through Nishiki, Kyoto’s favorite food market. This centuries-old covered market  has two types of shops, and two types of shoppers. The first one is to caters to locals: homemakers, chefs and cooks. The other category of shops caters to the tourist shoppers who stop and trying out local food which also knows as the “Kyoto’s kitchen.”

25. June 2015 by Joey
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Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto

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Fushimi Inari Shrine is the most famous of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari across Japan. Inari is the Shinto god of rice, and foxes are thought to be his messengers. Therefore, many fox statues can be found at Inari shrines. Before you hike further up for the famous countless torii gates, first you will encounter with the huge Torii gate to welcome you. 

24. June 2015 by Joey
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Meoto Stone, Mie Prefecture.

10473616 10153487419264374 7078379213396087574 n 480x270 Meoto Stone, Mie Prefecture.It is called Meoto-Iwa or the Wedded Rocks situated just off the coast of Futami-cho, Ise city in Mie Prefecture. The large rock is “husband” and the small rock  is “wife”. And both rocks are connected with the thick ropes. The ropes are changed in May, September and December. It is one of the important festival of the shrine. The view of sunrise from here is also very famous.

23. June 2015 by Joey
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