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Wednesday Jul 9 | Within the crainium

Only in Japan

The vast majority of festivals in Japan are not unusual. Then, there are some that are referred to as "kisai" or "strange festival."

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Japan Times

Not ducking tradition in Higashi-Ueno

With its lotus-laden Shinobazu pond, park grounds, and national museums, the Ueno area in Tokyo draws millions of visitors a year.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Japan Times

Osaka's Ikukunitama Shrine set to revive ritual for first time in 70 years

Ikukunitama Shrine in Osaka next month will revive a Shinto ritual using a newly built "gohoren," or a phoenix float, after a hiatus of 70 years.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Independent

History in the making: An unprecedented visit to Ise Jingu,...

Japan's holiest shrine is demolished and rebuilt every two decades in accordance with Shinto notions of death and renewal.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

CNN

Koyasan, Japan: Overnight on one the world's most sacred mountains

One of most sacred sites in Japan, Danjo Garan is made up of 20 different structures, from pagodas to Shinto torii gates.

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