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Places to go in Japan: Takayama (Just My Travel Notes)

Takayama in Japan’s Gifu Prefecture. Set in the mountains it retains a magical piece of history with preserved streets and buildings dating from the Edo Period.

Places to go in Japan: Kanazawa (Just My Travel Notes)

During the Edo Period, Kanazawa served as the seat of the second most powerful feudal clan, the Maeda Clan. Today, Kanazawa remains an important city in its region and serves as the capital of Ishikawa Prefecture.