The Straits TimesMan arrested after stealing 35 cents from collection box at shrine in JapanThe Straits TimesThey say crime does not pay - and this was especially so in the case of Masakazu Eguchi, who was arrested on Monday (Nov 12) for stealing 30 yen (S$0.35) from a collection box outside a Shinto shrine in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Most Shinto shrines in […]
Japan TodayMan arrested for stealing ¥30 from Shinto shrine's collection boxJapan TodayOutside of sites that have significant historical or architectural importance, most Shinto shrines in Japan don't charge admission. However, you'll want to have at least a little money in your pocket if you're visiting one, since it's customary to […]
Travel+Leisure11 Festivals That Will Help You Experience the Real JapanTravel+LeisureCountless festivals (matsuri) take place in Japan each year, with processions, costumes, floats, portable shrines, ceremonies, traditional foods, fireworks, music, and dance. Many celebrate spiritual traditions and deities, offering respect, gratitude ...
CNNThe Meiji Shrine: A wedding venue fit for a princessCNNThe shrine itself, like many others around Japan, was built in an architectural style known as nagare-zukuri -- a tradition characterized by asymmetric gabled roofs with undulated front slopes that sweep up into pointed corners. Entrances to the ...Yuri Kageyama (@yurikageyama) • Instagram photos and […]