JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

*Due to COVID-19, traveling to and within Japan is currently being discouraged.


Most viewed - Hachiman Misaki Park 八幡岬公園
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Katsuura fish market175 views
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View from Kangun-zuka.152 views
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A tsunami trap if I ever saw one.89 views1 comments
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About the Kangun-zuka.75 views
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Statue of Oman-no-kata, daughter of Katsuura Castle lord Masaki Yoritada. She became Tokugawa Ieyasu's concubine at age 17 and gave birth to Tokugawa Yorinobu (clan in Kishu) and Yorifusa (clan in Mito).61 views
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Hachiman Misaki Park was the former site of Katsuura Castle. Masaki Yoritada was the castle lord until 1590.59 views
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Katsuura port with fishing boats.58 views
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Katsuura Lighthouse and cherry blossoms58 views
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Torii island57 views
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Kangun-zuka Memorial. During the Boshin War between the forces of the shogun and Emperor Meiji, a ship carrying the Kumamoto clan to Hakodate's Goryokaku fortress sank off this shore. This memorial is for the 135 people who died on the ship. 官軍塚57 views
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That white tower is the Katsuura Underwater Marine Tower for observing fish.56 views
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Map of Hachiman Misaki Park, an easy walk from central Katsuura.56 views
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Katsuura Lighthouse56 views
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Katsuura has a scenic coastline. This is the Pacific Ocean.55 views
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The lookout point on Hachiman Misaki Park can be seen.55 views
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Aji54 views
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Katsuura Lighthouse and cherry blossoms54 views
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Lookout point53 views
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When Oman-no-kata was 14, Katsuura Castle was beseiged by Hideyoshi's forces and she, her mother and little brother escaped near here by using a white sheet to go down the cliff to a small boat which took them to Tateyama.52 views
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Nice costal views as you walk from Hachiman Misaki to Katsuura Lighthouse.52 views
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Katsuura Lighthouse was not open to the public.51 views
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Drying fish in the sun.50 views
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