Yoron Island – Kagoshima

Yoron Island – Kagoshima

Island of southernmost tip of Kagoshima Prefecture “Yoron Island”. It is a small island with the population of about 5000 people. The island’s area is about 21 square kilometers, the island around the island is 21 kilometers.There may be people…

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple – Chiba

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple – Chiba

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple is a temple of the Shingon sect Buddhist school in Narita city, Chiba prefecture. More than 10 million visitors come to there annually.Naritasan Shinshoji Temle was founded in Tengyo 3 (940) by the great priest who is…

Sensoji Temple – Asakusa Tokyo

Sensoji Temple – Asakusa Tokyo

Sensoji Temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo that was built in 628. Approximately 30 million tourist visit from home and abroad annually.It is the center of cultural development in Edo (Tokyo), and many events are held every season around…

Koyasan Okunoin – Wakayama

Koyasan Okunoin – Wakayama

Koyasan is the head temple of Shingon sect in Wakayama prefecture.There are more historical figures, lord of the whole country, tomb of the Daimyo, rare grave, monument tower. It is said that more than 60% of Sengoku Daimyo is buried…

Yakushima – Kagoshima

Yakushima – Kagoshima

Yakushima is located 60 km south-southwest of Sata Cape Kagoshima Prefecture, the southernmost tip of the mainland. Yakushima was officially registered as Japan ‘s first world natural heritage on December 11, 1993. It goes without saying that World Natural Heritage…

Sanjusangendo – Kyoto

Sanjusangendo – Kyoto

The official name is “Renge Ouin”, the Originally is the imperial villa of Goshirakawa Emperor after reigning the country in late Heian. The main temple (designated as a national treasure) extending long in the north and south looking to the…

Eikando Zenrinji Temple – Kyoto

Eikando Zenrinji Temple – Kyoto

Eikan-do Zenrin-ji Temple is located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, and the fantastic sight that autumn leaves wrap the two-storied pagoda is a must-see.  Many tourists visit this temple from all over the country, especially during the autumn…

Nara Park

Nara Park

Nara Park spans a vast area of 660 hectares and includes Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, which holds valuable historical cultural heritage, National Museum, which is a cultural facility for preservation, Shosoin, etc. And the rich green natural…

Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion)  – Kyoto

Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) – Kyoto

Kinkakuji is a temple of Rinzai sect in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, which is registered as a cultural property constituting the “cultural heritage of ancient Kyoto” in the UNESCO World Heritage List.Kinkakuji was constructed in 1397 by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu who…

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