Category: Shrines and temples

Toji Temple, Kyoto

It was built in 796 when the capital was transfered to Heiankyo from Heijokyo Toji Temple, just a short walk from Kyoto Station, is the official name Kyoogokoku-ji Temple, one...

Toshodaiji Temple, Nara

Designated as National Treasure, Important Cultural Property Toshodaiji Temple located in Nishi-no-Kyo area of ​​Midwest Nara City is a temple representing Nara with Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, Yakushiji Temple and...

Gangoji Temple, Nara

It is a treasure house of cultural properties Gangoji Temple is the temple of the Shingon Risshu sect in Nara Park. Hokoji Temple (the current Asukaji Temple), the oldest temple...

Munakata Taisha Shrine, Fukuoka

Enshrined the representative sea god in Japan “Munakata Taisha Shrine” is a shrine in Munakata city, Fukuoka prefecture. Itsukushima shrine located in Miyajima, Hiroshima Prefecture, where the red torii is...

Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo

Surrounded by the quietness that you forget to be in the middle of the city Yasukuni Shrine was built in Kudan in 1869. At that time it was called Tokyo...

Tochoji Temple, Fukuoka

This temple was founded by Kukai in 806 Tochoji Temple is a temple located about 15 minutes on foot from JR Hakata Station. This is the oldest temple that Kukai...

Eiheiji Temple, Fukui

Two stars by the travel guide “Michelin Green Guide Japon” The “Grand Head Temple Eiheiji Temple” where many people visit for worship all year round is the temple of great...

Mikane-jinja Shrine, Kyoto

Sacred place powerful power to money luck “Mikane-jinja Shrine” was a shrine that originally gained beneficial properties related to metals and minerals. It is a shrine which is rapidly increasing...