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Located in the same district as the famous Tsukiji Fish Market, the Tsukiji Hongwanji Temple... Read More
Every time I visit a temple or shrine in Japan, I always find myself thinking,... Read More
What are Torii Gates?
In front of every Japanese Shinto shrine there lay a gate made of two... Read More
Why are Shinto Shrines Surrounded by Trees and Forests?
If you frequent Japanese Shinto shrines, you may have noticed that they are commonly... Read More
The Nogi shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Akasaka. It was founded in 1937... Read More
Origami at temples and Shrines
What is Sendazuru?-The most beautiful Origami: Senbazuru Have you ever heard of the story of... Read More