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The 8th century Kozan-ji Temple is home to Japan’s first manga scroll depicting monkeys and rabbits in a satire of the court life of the Heian Period.
The 8th century Kozan-ji Temple is home to Japan’s first manga scroll depicting monkeys and rabbits in a satire of the court life of the Heian Period. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural significance, and also has the oldest tea plantation in Japan.
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