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Japan’s persimmons

(c) GTH & Nathan DePetris

Persimmons shine in the Japanese afternoon sun along the Kumano Kodo route in Wakayama prefecture. A delicacy of the East and West, the fruit can be eaten fresh, dried, raw or cooked and the persimmon tree wood is used as paneling in Japanese furniture.

If You Go:

Wakayama Prefecture Official Guide

Japan National Tourism Organization


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