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The general public now has the rare opportunity to view the "Serpentine Sword," the largest iron sword in East Asia, which was excavated from a tumulus in Nara City.

As Kyoto welcomes the spring, the city's quintessential seasonal event, the 'Miyako Odori,' gears up for its landmark 150th performance. On March 31, a final rehearsal was held, setting the stage for the commencement of this historic festival.

A new monument emblazoned with 'TOKYO' has been unveiled at a staggering cost of 160 million yen ($1.6 million) in Tokyo's Central District.

Yokohama's waterfront witnessed the final day of the life-size Gundam exhibit on March 31, marking the end of an era for fans of the beloved anime series "Mobile Suit Gundam."

Yellow sand was observed in Tokyo on Saturday morning, marking the city's first encounter with the phenomenon this year.

The Ninomaru Shozokan Museum within the Imperial Palace has refreshed its exhibit this month, which also allows visitors the opportunity to explore the Outer Garden.

Japan's Meteorological Agency announced the blooming of the Somei Yoshino cherry blossoms in Tokyo at 2 p.m. on Friday, five days later than average.

World Heritage Site Himeji Castle has confirmed the blooming of cherry blossoms since Friday morning, with enough of the pink petals to satisfy lucky visitors.