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When you go on a trip, you can’t forget about the souvenirs. You can buy them as a memento of your trip, or you can give them away to your family and friends. It is said that the custom of buying souvenirs on a trip started when people visited Ise Grand Shrines in the Edo period. In those days, travel across the country was restricted and only the common people were allowed to visit Ise Grand Shrines. However, the cost of the trip was so expensive that it was not easy to visit, so the act of bringing back things…

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