December 1, 2020
Yasaka Shrine In Kyoto
The Yasaka Shrine (八坂神社 Yasaka-Jinja), commonly known as the Gion Shrine for organizing the Gion festival every year.
November 26, 2020
The Silver Pavilion, Kyoto
The Silver Pavilion is one of Kyoto’s most beautiful and underrated temples, home to ancient buildings and stunning gardens.
November 4, 2020
Kinkakuji, The Golden Pavilion Of Kyoto
The Golden Pavilion has been the postcard to send from Kyoto for more than a century. Find out why it’s that iconic, and how to get there.
November 1, 2020
Why You Should Visit The Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine Of Osaka
The ancient Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine of Osaka is one of the most important shrines around Osaka and setting for the Hatsumode festival.
August 25, 2020
Visit Kiyomizu Dera, Kyoto
Kiyomizu-Dera, Kyoto’s ‘pure water temple’, is a beautiful Buddhist temple and UNESCO World Heritage Site with a wooden stage famous for its amazing views.
August 18, 2020
Ise Grand Shrine: Everything You Need To Know About Japans Most Sacret Shinto Shrine
Japan’s most sacred Shinto shrine, Ise Grand Shrine, attracts millions of visitors and pilgrims each year and is considered the nation’s spiritual home.
July 31, 2020
Why You Can’t Miss The Toji Temple In Kyoto
Toji Temple is a can’t-miss attraction in Kyoto, being an ancient temple on UNESCO’s world heritage list with the tallest wooden pagoda in Japan.
June 1, 2020
The Ultimate Guide To Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
Visiting Japan’s shrines and temples is the perfect way to connect with this beautiful country’s ancient culture and spiritual beliefs.
May 28, 2020
Visit Yamadera, Go Off The Beaten Track In Tohoku
Yamadera, literally meaning mountain temple. Is a sacred temple complex high up in the Tohoku mountains, with breathtaking views.
February 25, 2020
The Ultimate Torii Gate Tour Of Japan
Discover Japan’s spiritual heritage and visit truly beautiful locations by taking a tour of one of the country’s most famous and iconic symbols - Torii gates.