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Second part of the article on the twelve Japanese castles whose main tower is built with the original materials. These are the four castles of Shikoku, from north to south. …

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Speaking of cherry blossoms and hanami, one can not fail to mention a few stories besides the various traditions. Even those who don’t like ghost stories will certainly appreciate what …

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