Category: Temples and Shrines

  • Ontake Kodo

    Ontake Kodo

    Ontake Kodo is a trail to the sacred mountain “Ontake,” which has been worshipped by people since ancient times. Located on the border between Nagano and Gifu prefectures, Ontake is one of the 100 most famous mountains in Japan and has been the object of mountain worship since ancient times. Of the four hiking trails,…

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  • Hiraizumi – Chusonji Temple

    Hiraizumi – Chusonji Temple

    Hiraizumi is a treasure trove of history, culture, and natural beauty. Chusonji’s Konjikido is a must-see. Its temples and gardens offer a peaceful retreat from modern life. Plan your visit to experience the serene charm of this ancient town. Introduction Hiraizumi is located in Iwate Prefecture in northern Japan. It is a small town rich…

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  • Rickshaw tour Arashiyama

    Rickshaw tour Arashiyama

    A rickshaw tour in Arashiyama offers an intimate and unforgettable way to explore one of Kyoto’s most beautiful districts. It combines adventure, culture, and history, making it a perfect activity for travelers seeking a unique experience. Discover Arashiyama: Experience the Charm by Rickshaw Introduction to Arashiyama Arashiyama, located in the western part of Kyoto, Japan,…

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  • Yoshino


    Yoshino is a must-visit for anyone interested in Japan’s natural beauty, historical sites, and cultural experiences. Its cherry blossoms, historical temples, and delicious local cuisine offer something for everyone. A Jewel of Nara Prefecture A Haven of History and Nature Located in Nara Prefecture, Yoshino is a treasure trove of natural beauty and historical significance.…

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  • Hikone


    Hikone offers a blend of historical beauty, cultural depth, and delicious cuisine. It’s a must-visit for those exploring Japan’s heritage. The city’s charm lies in its ability to transport visitors back in time. Hikone Castle: A Must-See Attraction Built in 1622, Hikone Castle stands as a symbol of Japan’s feudal past. It’s one of only…

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  • Yamadera Temple in Yamagata

    Yamadera Temple in Yamagata

    Nestled in the scenic landscapes of Yamagata Prefecture, Yamadera Temple, officially known as Risshakuji Temple, is a site of profound spiritual significance and natural beauty. This historic temple, established in 860 AD by the priest Ennin (also known as Jikaku Daishi), has captivated visitors for centuries with its serene atmosphere and stunning views. A Journey…

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  • Kyoto from Tokyo day trip by bullet train (Shinkansen)

    Kyoto from Tokyo day trip by bullet train (Shinkansen)

    If you are in Tokyo and you have only one day to visit Kyoto, then take a bullet train (Shinkansen). It takes one hour and 12 minutes one way. Kyoto from Tokyo Bullet train Shinkansen bullet train runs almost every 5 minutes during day time. So you never miss one. There are three types of…

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  • Nikko from Tokyo: day tours

    Nikko from Tokyo: day tours

    Please check this link for the full list of Nikko tours. Nikko day tours from Tokyo There are Nikko tours from Tokyo by public transport (bus and/or train) and private cars. Nikko private car tours from Tokyo is ideal for a small group or a family. If you are a solo traveler or a couple,…

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