Customs & Culture January 10, 2015 1:46 pm

From Kansai to Kyushu: Hot Spring Heaven


Customs & Culture January 10, 2015 1:46 pm

From Kansai to Kyushu: Hot Spring Heaven


Heavy Hitters: Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki

Kansai to Kyushu Region: Overview Shirahama-onsen Hot Spring Shirahama-onsen is a traditional hot spring town with a long history of over 1300 years, known as “Muro-no-On’yu” or “Ki-no-On’yu” since the Asuka and Nara Periods (the latter half of the 6th to the 8th century), visited by such emperors as Saimei, Tenji, Jito and Monmu. Shirahama...

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Kansai to Kyushu Region: Overview Shirahama-onsen Hot Spring Shirahama-onsen is a traditional hot spring town with a long history of over 1300 years, known as “Muro-no-On’yu” or “Ki-no-On’yu” since the Asuka and Nara Periods (the latter half of the 6th to the 8th century), visited by such emperors as Saimei, Tenji, Jito and Monmu. Shirahama...

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