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お湯かけ祭り

by Cat Dinh As a new JET, I was really excited to get involved in some of the unique festivals in Japan. Higashiyama Onsen is one of the most popular onsen villages in Tohoku for its outdoor hot springs by … Continue reading

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Water Splashing Festival and Bon Odori at Higashiyama Hot Springs

The Higashiyama Hot Springs Water Splashing Festival (known in Japanese as the Oyukake Matsuri) is one of the traditions of the summer season in the Higashiyama Area of Aizu Wakamatsu City. Locals, as well as portable shrine lovers from various … Continue reading

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