Monthly Archives for January 2014

Guan Gong Temple, Yokohama

Yokohama Kanteibyo (Guan Gong Temple) is one of the oldest temples in Chinatown. Founded in 1862 by migrant Chinese, the temple has faced numerous calamities. It was destroyed by the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake. The present temple was completed in … Continue reading

31. January 2014 by Joey
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Yokohama Chinatown

Yokohama Chinatown on Chinese New Year day. Picture shown above is the “dragon dance performance” on the festive season. Please welcome to view this spectacular  performance on day 1 & 2 of the Chinese New Year.

30. January 2014 by Joey
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Sapporo Brewery Museum

Sapporo Brewery Museum is a must to visit, as Sapporo Beer is famous in every nation. Even if you’re a non-alcoholic person, this visit will certainly be an educational experience. Some displays are presented using 3D animated exhibits. Explanations are … Continue reading

28. January 2014 by Joey
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Sapporo Snow Festival

The Sapporo Snow Festival every February attracts two million visitors to the city and is the highlight of the year. Every  winter, a large number of splendid snow and ice sculptures lining Odori Park,  the grounds at Community Dome Tsudome, … Continue reading

27. January 2014 by Joey
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Snow Monster in Zao

  Zao Onsen is well-known for it’s spectacular “Snow Monsters”. One of the natural wonders of Zao Onsen, these can be found at the top of the mountain during the coldest months, usually from late December to the middle of … Continue reading

26. January 2014 by Joey
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