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City of Kakegawa

After spending a night at Kakegawa, we were heading out to out next destination – Osaka. But not before we explored a little bit more of Kakegawa and it’s castle.  Here are some photos around the city of Kakegawa.

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Kamo Iris Garden and Villa

Our friends at Kakegawa took us to an Iris garden and it is a great experience visiting a traditional Japanese villa that has a sunroom for the flowers when they are not in season. Iris are not blooming in this season but we did get to see a lot of them in the sunroom.  But before I show you the sunroom, I would like to show you the villa.

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Haranoya Station

Haranoya Station (原谷駅) is an old train station that is both an operating station as well as a tourist attraction in Kakegawa. It is fascinating to see an old train station as this is something definitely difficult to find around Tokyo area.  It is like visiting a scene in an anime!

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Kakegawa

We arrived at Kakegawa (掛川), a town west of Shizuoka.  We were excited to see the country side of Japan. This is also my first time travel outside of Tokyo during a trip to Japan.

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