Tokyo Otaku Mode, Inc.How Many Japanese Temples and Shrines Can You Recognize? [Quiz]Tokyo Otaku Mode, Inc.Japan is overflowing with beautiful Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, many of which are also popular tourist attractions. It can be difficult to tell them apart at the beginning, but all have their own distinctive features, so why not test your own . […]
Stripes OkinawaMy faves: One-day destinations in JapanStripes OkinawaCalled “Koedo” (little Edo), streets lined with traditional clay-walled warehouses, a three-tiered bell tower, a majestic castle and numerous Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples make the town a highlight of eastern Japan. The historic town can be ...and more »
Atlas ObscuraHōnen-in TempleAtlas Obscura... pedestrian path lined with cherry trees in east Kyoto's Higashiyama district. After entering through a moss-covered gateway and passing between two purifying sand mounds, visitors will immediately notice a coziness not found at many of the city's ...
Asahi ShimbunLisa's In and Around Tokyo: KAWASAKI--Traditional folk homes enchant one and allAsahi ShimbunThere's magic in Japanese folk houses, known as "minka." I've visited many temples, shrines and castles, but I've never before felt or experienced quite what I did at the Japan Open-air Folk House Museum in Kawasaki. Nihon M […]