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Spelunking for gourmet foods in Tokyu’s depachika
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Spelunking for gourmet foods in Tokyu’s depachika

Almost any kind of food can be found in the basement of Shibuya's Tokyu department store -- if you are willing to pay premium prices
Touring the Ministry of Defense-- and Yukio Mishima's last moments
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Touring the Ministry of Defense-- and Yukio Mishima's last moments

Nearly 40 years after nationalist and novelist Yukio Mishima’s spectacular ritual suicide, his legacy -- and his sword marks -- live on as part of Japan's Ministry of Defense tours
City Escape: Kamakura
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City Escape: Kamakura

A day trip to the ancient capital city is a Japanese rite of passage
Everything you need to know about sumo wrestling
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Everything you need to know about sumo wrestling

Loincloths? Top-knots? Chanko nabe? Japan’s raucous obsession explained for novices and future fans of this ancient sport
Ringside with sumo wrestling superstar Hakuho
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Ringside with sumo wrestling superstar Hakuho

Japan’s beloved national sport belongs to a Mongolian with big ambitions, big appetites, and a big heart
Enoshima: Tokyo's favorite summer escape
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Enoshima: Tokyo's favorite summer escape

A summer tradition in Japan since the days of the shogun, Enoshima is the shadier, greener alternative to Shonan's famous beach culture
Tsukiji's sushi paradise
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Tsukiji's sushi paradise

A simple guide to some of the best sushi restaurants in Tokyo's world famous Tsukiji fish market district
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