Koyasan

Koyasan Kongobuji koyasan Koyacho, Wakayama. Kongobuji Koyasan is the center of Shingon Buddhism (a Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan in early 9th century by one of the most significant person of Japanese buddhism “Kobo Daishi (Kukai)”), and Kongobuji is the main temple of Koyasan. Click to view Koyasan …

Horyuji

  The world’s oldest wooden building Horyu-ji (法隆寺) is a Buddhist temple in Ikaruga (斑鳩), in the northwestern part of Nara (奈良)Prefecture, Japan. It was founded by the Emperor’s son, Prince Regent Shotoku (聖徳太子)(574-622), and its full name is Horyu Gakumon-ji (法隆学問寺), or Learning Temple of the Flourishing Law, named …

Akasaka Hie Jinja shrine

Akasaka Hie Jinja shrine Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.           Japan web magazine’s recommend Akasaka Hie Jinja shrine DATA Address: 2-10-5,Nagata cho, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo Transport: 5min walk from Tameikesanno STN. Hours: AM5:00~PM18:00(October to March AM6:00~PM17:00) Phone: 03-3581-2471 Akasaka Hie Jinja shrine

Mirokuji temple

Mirokuji temple Nakatacho, Tomeshi, Miyagi.         Japan web magazine’s recommend Mirokuji temple (みろくじ) DATA Address: Kaminuma, nakatacho, tomeshi, Miyagi Transport: From JR Tohoku honsen Ishigoe st.(東北本線石越駅) 20min By Car / 30min from Tohoku shinkansen Kurikoma kogen St. Phone: 0220-34-6763 Mirokuji temple

Izumo Taisha

See the Shrine and the surrounding scenery in a full screen. Shimenawa (Kaguraden) Shimenawa (Haiden) Haiden     Soganoyashiro Jyukusya   Izumo soba noodle Inasa no Hama   Japan web magazine’s recommend Izumo Taisha DATA Address:195 Kitsukihigashi, Taisha-machi, Izumo-shi, Shimane, 699-0701 Transport: 5 min walk from Izumo Taisha-mae Station. Hours: Always open …

Todaiji

Todaiji 「Nara no Daibutsu」 Todaiji is located in Nara Park, in central Nara, and it is one of the most famous and historically significant temples in Japan as well as a symbol of Nara. It was constructed in 752 as the head temple of all provincial Buddhist temples(Kokubunji) of Japan. …