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Kashiwa

Kashiwa Information Center

Culture

  • Goko Hamono Blademaker

    Goko Hamono, one of Japan’s makers of hand-crafted Gyuuto kitchen knives under the Dentou (伝統) mark, given by the country for traditional crafts of high quality...

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  • Chouzenji Temple

    Chouzenji is a Buddhist temple about 10 minutes on foot from Kashiwa station. Going early in the morning provides a very calm and relaxing atmosphere, with...

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  • Kashiwa City Local Historical Artifacts Collection Room

    The local historical collection of Kashiwa shows archeological items from the area around Kashiwa throughout the history of Japan...

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  • Fusebenten Tokaiji Temple

    Approaching Fusebenten through the spacious Japanese garden below, you will enjoy a concert of nature. The muffled sound of clashing bamboo created by gusts of wind and the...

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  • Former Yoshida Family Residence and Historic Park

    Stepping into the courtyard of the Former Yoshida Family Residence makes you feel out of time. Standing on the old pavement, surrounded...

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  • Kashiwa Jinja-Shrine

    Kashiwa Jinja is a Shinto shrine about a 5-minute walk from the station. It is not very big, but therefore has a lovely charm to it. Two dog-like creatures(komainu) are watching...

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