「Sightseeing Spots」の記事一覧(2 / 12ページ目)

Jihei – a Traditional Japanese Restaurant in the Higashiyama Chaya District

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The Higashiyama Chaya district is now the most attractive tourist destination in Kanazawa. Stylish cafes and restaurants have opened one after the other. Right in the middle of stylish Higashiyama Chaya is a Japanese restaurant from the old days that keeps the old Kanazawa traditions. “Jihei.” The old-style shops are where you find old-style customers,・・・

A Day of 46,000 Blessings at Kannon-in Temple

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A traditional summer expression in the Higashiyama area of Kanazawa City is “shiman-rokusen” (Japanese for 46,000). On one particular day a year, everyone visiting the Kannon-in Buddhist Temple (July 9 on the old lunar calendar) receives 46,000 days of blessings. On the new calendar this year, the Day of 46,000 Blessings was August 19. I・・・

Japanese Drivers

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I think Japan has better drivers than other countries have, but there’s been one bad driving habit I’ve noticed for a while now. When a pedestrian steps into a crosswalk, Japanese drivers tend not to stop. That’s always puzzled me. The other day I got my JAF (Auto Club) magazine, and this bad habit was・・・