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Inbound to Ibaraki

Sometimes, you just want to get out of Tokyo for a few hours. Less than 1 hour away, people often overlook the exciting and beautifully rural Ibaraki prefecture. A place that can bring out all kinds of joy to an eager traveller.

Going to the Gym in Japan

The Japanese love hanging out at the gym as much as most other countries. You can find them quite easily in Japan and some are open 24 hours a day. The gymnasiums are truly enjoyable in multiple ways with only slight differences.

Honozumo Ceremonial Sumo Tournament – Yasukuni Shrine

Sumo is a very different affair. With an elite number of wrestlers, Sumo has long been a closed sport, accepting only limited foreign entrants and has minimal outside interference. Traditionally, the only opportunity to see this ancient sport in action is at a 'Grand Tournament'. However, these grand tournaments are held only once every two months, alternating between the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo and another venue elsewhere in Japan.

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