Most of Japanese go out for cherry blossom viewing in spring. Here are top 3 places in Tokyo: Rikugien, Chidorigafuchi, and Yasukuni Shrine which are able to visit in one day!
No trip to Tokyo is complete without a visit to these impressive shrines. This is the list of recommended 10 best shrines you definitely should visit.
You don’t need to have ever visited Japan to have seen a Torii, these traditional Japanese gates are so popular in Japan’s culture they have come to be known in the western part of the world as one of the characterizing features of Japan as it is definitely an iconic symbol of the country of
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...
Ise Grand shrine is the most important Shintō shrine of Japan. It is located in the city of Ise, in Mie prefecture. It is a complex of shrines, of which the main ones are Naikū (内宮) and Gekū (外宮), respectively the Inner shrine and the Outer shrine. Since it’s the home of the Sacred Mirror, one o...
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,...
Part 3 of article series introducing World Heritage Sites in Japan. This article is about Western part of Japan
Part 1 of article series introducing World Heritage Sites in Japan. This article is about Tohoku, Kanto, and Chubu Area.