Nara Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Nara Prefecture
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Nara's Hase Temple cools visitors with mist

Hase Temple in Nara Prefecture, western Japan, has set up sprinklers to spray a cool mist on visitors during summer.Visitors must go up 399 stone steps to reach the temple's main hall, a designated national treasure.The mist is sprayed from two bamboo-covered ... [Published NHK - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Japan
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Store sold inedible gourd seedlings as being safe to eat

OSAKA – Decorative calabash gourd seedlings sold at stores nationwide were mislabeled “for edible use,” Royal Home Center Co., run by the Daiwa House Industry Co., said.The mistake came to light after someone in Nara Prefecture was hospitalized after ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

A taste of 3-star Kashiwaya in S'pore

SINGAPORE - When it comes to packing for guest chef stints abroad, Japanese chef Hideaki Matsuo is used to forgoing precious suitcase space for extra socks or that spare apron for carefully squirrelled away packets of bonito and kelp instead.Bottling ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: Bonito, Japan, Squirrel, Gaala
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dioxide-contaminated Land Revived as Solar Power Plant

2014/06/30 10:53Kiyotaka Nakanishi, Nikkei BP CleanTech InstituteHashimoto City is situated in the northernmost part of Wakayama Prefecture and adjoins Osaka Prefecture to the north and Nara Prefecture to the east. "Wakayama Hashimoto Solar Way," a solar ... [Published Tech-On! - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Time capsules restored by archaeologists

The Yomiuri Shimbun NARA—Time capsules containing letters and other articles buried a dozen years ago by primary school students in their schoolyard in Oyodo, Nara Prefecture, were recently discovered and found to be seriously damaged. But archaeologists ... [Published The Japan News - Jun 25 2014]

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...from the Nara prefecture in Japan - one of the country's oldest - and tapered at both ends, they are the exact same ones he uses at Kashiwaya. "One side is designed for man, one side is designed for god, so we can eat together" says Chef Matsuo of its traditional shape used only for special occasions

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Nara's Hase Temple cools visitors with mist [Published NHK - Jul 24 2014]
Store sold inedible gourd seedlings as being sa... [Published Japan Times - Jul 14 2014]
A taste of 3-star Kashiwaya in S'pore [Published Asiaone - Jul 08 2014]
Dioxide-contaminated Land Revived as Solar Powe... [Published Tech-On! - Jun 30 2014]
Time capsules restored by archaeologists [Published The Japan News - Jun 25 2014]
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