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Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival (Feb)

Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival (Feb)

Kawazu cherry trees are distinctive for their large,pink blossoms.Each year,these cherries bloom for afull month,beginning in …

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Shimoda Park Hydrangea Festival(1-30 June)

Shimoda Park Hydrangea Festival(1-30 June)

Shimoda Park lies on a modest elevation overlooking the Port of Shimoda.Here,on a 330,000sqm site,some …

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The Black Ship Festival

The Black Ship Festival

In 1854,Commodore Perry and the black ships of the U.S. naval fleet anchored at Shimoda, a popular port where sailors …

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Savoring Japan’s Premier Kinmedai

Savoring Japan’s Premier Kinmedai

The Shimoda Fish Market boasts Japan’s largest catch of Kinmedai, or splendid alfonsino, all year round. The locals call …

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