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EYE CANDY: The crab appetizer is a delight to behold at O Porto Interior restaurant where a brick floor and ancient Chinese screens add to the ambience. (Beverly Beyette / LAT)
A GRACEFUL REMINDER: Colorful neo-classic-style buildings with balustrades are reminiscent of Macao’s past as a Portuguese colony. (Beverly Beyette / LAT)
GLAMOUR: Neon, glitz and a dancing fountain. Vegas? Try Macao, where Steve Wynn’s sleek resort and casino opened recently with a splash worthy of Sin City. (KIN CHEUNG / AP)
HISTORY FROZEN IN TIME: The Shinkyo Bridge in Nikko is where, legend has it, Buddhist priest Shodo Shonin crossed the Daiya River on the backs of two serpents in the mid-8th century. (Ben Brazil)
ANCESTORS: A stone torii (gate) stands in front of the Toshogu, a complex of ornate structures in Nikko, where some of Japan’s greatest shoguns are buried. The area is heavily visited by tourists on weekends. (Ben Brazil)
CENTER OF THE COMMUNITY: The three-level Jakwangsa temple in Daejon, like some other temples in South Korea, accommodates overnight guests. One recent visitor found relaxation but not much spiritual guidance. (Andy Henderson)
ANCESTORS: A stone torii (gate) stands in front of the Toshogu, a complex of ornate structures in Nikko, where some of Japan’s greatest shoguns are buried. The area is heavily visited by tourists on weekends. (Andy Henderson)
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