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Japan and religion: a brief introduction on Shintō, Buddhism and Christianity

Japan and religion: a brief introduction on Shintō, Buddhism and Christianity

When it comes to religion, many Japanese people mix rites of different faiths in a way that may be considered puzzling by Western observers. It’s not uncommon for a same person to be baptized with a Shintō ritual, have a Christian wedding and a Buddhist funeral. This peculiar approach to religio...

Published over 3 years ago

Nagasaki One Day Tour Part 2- Hashima Island, Sanno Shrine, Atomic Bomb Museum, Peace Park

Nagasaki One Day Tour Part 2- Hashima Island, Sanno Shrine, Atomic Bomb Museum, Peace Park

This is a Part 2 of introducing how to walk around Nagasaki. Read Part1 from here; Nagasaki One Day Tour Part 1- China Town, Oura Church, Glover Garden, Night View from Inasayama This is the course I recommend for the 2nd day of staying Nagasaki. It will be like this; Hashima Island (Gunkanjima,...

Published over 3 years ago

Nagasaki One Day Tour Part 1- China Town, Oura Church, Glover Garden, Night View from Inasayama

Nagasaki One Day Tour Part 1- China Town, Oura Church, Glover Garden, Night View from Inasayama

Nagasaki is a city in Kyushu Area, southern part of Japan. Nagasaki is well known as the city attacked by atomic bomb during the World War II. Not only the big event, but Nagasaki is has lots of historical stories because Nagasaki was the only city that was open to other countries during the Sak...