Visit: Temples & Shrines

The Fudo-Myo-O statue
2016.09.14
Wish upon a moss-covered Buddhist statue! A nostalgic temple in Minami, Osaka
The Hozenji temple of the Buddhist Jyodo sect is located in Namba, Osaka. It is said that the temple had been moved from Kyoto to Osaka in 1673. All o
suyomiyoshi jinja title
2016.09.01
Sumiyoshi Shrine is much like a mini entertainment park where you can experience the ancient world.
Hi! It’s HIDE from “Bura Bura Fukuoka” . Today, I’ll introduce Sumiyoshi Shrine, a 10-minute walk from Hakata station. You’ll be able to enjoy var
Dendoin at Hongan-ji Temple
2016.08.20
The Dendoin at Hongan-ji Temple is original Japanese architecture.
The Dendoin building was built in 1912 as an office building for the health insurance company of Shingonshu. It has been used as the Dendoin at Hongan
Meiji Jingu
2016.08.18
Meiji Jingu (Shinto Shrine) is a Michelin 3-star tourist destination in Tokyo
Meiji Jingu, which see’s some of the most people during New Year’s in Japan, never ceases to attract tourists from around the world. There are many tr
Karamon gate
2016.08.18
See Japanese Baroque Art at Nishi Hongan-ji Temple in Kyoto.
Nishi Hongan-ji (official name: Hongan-ji) is the head temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji School. One of Shinran’s (the temple’s founder) daughters b
Horyuji Temple
2016.07.08
Horyuji Temple was built 1,300 years ago and is a mysterious wooden building
Horyuji temple is the oldest wooden building and was established by Prince Shotoku. It was designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1993. Nara’s
Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
2016.05.27
Experience the Edo period, one hour from Tokyo!
Do you have a little extra time during your visit to Tokyo? Looking for a place to immerse yourself in Japanese landscapes, but don’t have enough ti
ningyocho
2016.04.23
Let’s stroll around town in a Kimono! Ningyo Town and its traditional Japanese culture.
The Tadaima Japan Editorial Team visited Ningyo-cho with K, who was visiting Japan for the very first time. From a healthy tofu lunch, a relaxing park
kamosu
2016.04.22
Kamosu Shrine, where all the Shinto Gods meet once a year!
Have a breathtaking, mystical experience at Kamosu Shrine! This shrine is known to be older than Izumo Shrine by over 400 years. All the Japanese gods
Ise Grand Shrine
2016.03.12
8 things you should know before visiting Ise Grand Shrine
Hatsu, from Mie Prefecture, will present local information about the Ise-Shima area. The God of the Ise Grand Shrine shrine has been enshrined here fo
Togakushi Shrine
2016.02.01
Let’s tour spiritual places at Togakushi Shrine.
You are sure to be happy with the 5 benefits of this shrine! This time I’d like to introduce Togakushi Shrine, mentioned in the previous article ab
torii gate
2016.01.10
Ujigami Shrine is the oldest Shinto architectural structure in Japan that enshrines rabbits!
The oldest Shinto architectural structure Byodoin is a famous place drawn on the 10-yen coin. Ujigami shrine is located near Byodoin, and is only a
平等院
2016.01.08
The image of Byodoin is on the 10-yen Japanese coin. It’s the land of perfect bliss that noble men dreamt about 1,000 years ago.
A shrine connected with FUJIWARA, a noble man from the Heian period Byodoin is a famous architectural structure from the Heian period (704~1192). I
kushida_shrine
2015.12.29
Visit Kushida Shrine for longevity, success in business, and romance during New Years!
It’s full of unique things! ●A large Gingko tree Hakata is the city of businessmen. Shopping streets and malls re-open January 1st. Kushida shrine
ema
2015.12.09
A great place to visit for those who want to meet that “special someone”. Kamigamo Shrine is where people have been praying 1000 years for this!
A horse you can see on a sunny Sunday and National Holidays! After passing through its tori gate and walking towards the Nino-torii gate, you’ll fi