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The Usuki Stone Buddhas

Ancient, mysterious sculptures carved in volcanic stone: the Usuki stone Buddhas, in Kyushu

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Inuyama Castle

It’s the oldest castle in Japan, not the largest. A small journey through time, near Nagoya.

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The Shimabara peninsula in one day

Volcanoes, hot springs and a bloody history: the Shimabara peninsula, east of Nagasaki

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My itinerary in northern Kyushu

Tenth trip to Japan, this time in Kyushu, from Nagasaki to Fukuoka: all you need to know

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