Visit: Temples & Shrines

shibamata
2014.12.15
A day at an old nostalgic city. Wandering “Shibamata Taishakuten.”
Let’s go to Shibatama on a sunny day! Things to look for at “Shibamata Taishakuten” Shibamata is located in the Katsushika distri
ishigami
2014.12.11
A shrine that grants only 1 wish for women! We call it ”Ishigami-san” in Toba city, Mie Prefecture.
What is “Ishigami-san”? There is a small town of fishermen and female divers called “Ōsatsu” in Toba city, Mie Prefecture. There is a small shri
mame
2014.12.03
A regular dog on a regular walk part five, in “Tenno-ji Temple and Yanaka Cemetry”
Before we knew it, the cherry blossoms have bloomed!We dashed out of our house as not to miss this delicate period of full bloom.
jingugaien
2014.12.02
Don’t miss it! The breathtakingly beautiful “Ginkgo Festival” in the outer garden of the Meiji-jingu Shrine
Until 8th December, the golden road filled with 146 Ginkgo trees is a must-see! The biggest part of this festival is the street lined with beaut
natatemple
2014.12.01
”Nata-tera Temple,” an ideal paradise for the ancient Japanese
A fusion of ancient animism and Buddhism. Nata-tera Temple is one that values harmony with nature. You can get to Nata-tera Temple in 15 minutes
mame04
2014.11.28
A regular dog on a regular walk part four, in “Izumo-taisha, Inasanohama, and Sakaiminato”
We decided to go on a trip to our hometown in Okayama prefecture. Uncle Goro drove the car. At the service area of Daisen, in Tottori
jindaiji
2014.11.25
The lovely waters and the abundant greenery of “Jindaiji Temple” will make you forget the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Lovely Waters and the Abundant Greenery of “Jindaiji Temple” Will Make You Forget the Hustle and Bustle of the City. Located in Tokyo's wes
2014.11.22
A regular dog on a regular walk part six, in “Nezu Shrine, Otome-Inari”
People go to worship at a shrine. So, I’ll also try it as a dog. Many foxes greeted me, and I said “Hi” to them.
2014.09.22
Experience the lion dance fortune at “the Kanda Shrine” that has watched over Tokyo/Edo for centuries!
Built on the land of Edo some 1300 years ago, the Kanda Shrine has been watching over Tokyo for centuries. Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples ar
2014.07.31
Purify your mind at a Zen temple: A stay at Rokuo-in
Our temple offers accommodation exclusively for women, so you can feel comfortable staying even on your own. Rokuo-in is located near Togetsu-kyo
2014.07.30
Let's pay a visit to Ise Jingū(Ise Grand Shrine) Naikū(Inner Shrine) section
【Photo by Yuri Suzuki】 Kotai Jingū(Naikū)," where "Amaterasu-ōmikami," the ultimate ujigami(Shintō deity) of the Japanese people, is enshrined.
2014.07.29
Let's pay a visit to Ise Jingū(Ise Grand Shrine) ~Gekū(Outer Shrine) section~
【Photo by Yuri Suzuki】 Toyouke Daijingū(Gekū)," where "Toyouke no ōmikami," the goddess of agriculture and industry, is enshrined. Ise Jingū i
2014.07.24
Dokutsukannon and Tokumeien
A beautiful, cool, and silent sanctuary Located at the Jigenin Temple in Takasaki city at the foot of the giant white bodhisattva is the Doku
2014.07.22
Do you know ‘Asakusa Shrine’ ?
The Shrine Next To A Temple Located in Tokyo’s Asakusa district is the famous Senso Temple (Senso-ji) and what most people might not be aware
2014.07.08
Takasaki City’s Extremely Large Bodhisattva
The Kannon (Bodhisattva) mercifully watches over the city of Takasaki Located at the Jigenin Temple in Takasaki city is an extremely large Ka