Category: Shrines and temples

Nogi Jinja Shrine, Tokyo

The Nogi Jinja Shrine established in 1919 At the time of the Meiji Emperor’s death, the place where was the mansion of General Maresuke NOGI and his wife Shizuko who...

Nezu Jinja Shrine, Tokyo

A lot of people come to visit here as one of “Tokyo Jissha” Nezu Jinja Shrine is a very historical shrine in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo. In the surroundings of the...

Meigetsuin Temple, Kanagawa

There is an alias called an Ajisai (Japanese hydrangea) temple Meigetsuin Temple is the temple of Kencho-ji Temple school of the Rinzai sect in Kitakamakura. It is famous with Hasedera...

Engakuji Temple, Kanagawa

Shari-den (reliquary hall) is designated as a national treasure Engakuji Temple is a popular tourist attraction in Kitakamakura. Together with Kenchoji Temple, it is the temple representing Zen sect in...

Shorenin Temple, Kyoto

The present chief priest is also the master of the former royal family Shorenin Monzeki Temple in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto is the temple of Tendai sect. “Monzeki” is a general...

Kameido Tenjin Shrine, Tokyo

Many prep students dedicate Ema in quest of the divine protection of Michizane “Kameido Tenjin Shrine” has worshiped SUGAWARA no Michizane, which is popular as an academic god. It was...