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Jumping into the world of Ninja

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

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5. March. 2020

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Ninjas are those who endure and said to have lived in the shadows between Muromachi to Edo period, serving Japanese feudal lords (daimyo). There were more than 49 clans of ninjas throughout Japan, of those, two most well known are from Iga and Koka. But perhaps, most people are more familiar with them as those who wear black kimono kind of clothing engaging in combat with swords and shuriken (small star shaped edged weapon) in films or through cartoons/anime like Ninja Turtles and Naruto. With that being said, in this article we will introduce some of our favorite places where you can immerse yourself in the world of ninja

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  • Iga (Mie prefecture)
  • Koka (Shiga prefecture)
  • Togakushi (Nagano prefecture)
  • Odawara City (Kanagawa Prefecture)
  • Edo-era Japan theme parks

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