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- A Guide to Akasaka Shrines and Temples - June 1, 2023
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Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One: Setting the scene)
ZENDOUJI Temple, Tarui town, Gifu Prefecture Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist... Read More
Akasaka Hikawa Jinja Shrine
When entering Akasaka Hikawa Jinja Shrine. Akasaka district is how the trees seem to envelope... Read More
Wrapping up money?
When looking at western style cultures, gift giving is done for many occasions. Holidays, anniversaries,... Read More
All the way back in the year 1478, a man named Ota Dokan constructed the... Read More
15 Unique Festivals Only Found in Japan(11~15)
11 Yokote Snow Festival Every year on February 15th, beginning 450 years ago, there is... Read More
What are Omikuji and Ema?
On a patron’s first visit to a temple or shrine of the year, called... Read More