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The 3 Dragon Gates of Tokyo
The 3 Dragon Gates of Tokyo Torii gates represent the border between the secular world... Read More
Most Popular 10 Temples and Shrines during New Year
Have you ever heard the Japanese word “Hatsumode”? Visiting to shrines and temples at the... Read More
How do Japanese at the seasonal division?
Setsubun, which literally translates as “seasonal division,” is a traditional event held on the day... Read More
The Ryokan Sawanoya is a traditional “ryokan,” which is a style of Japanese inn that... Read More
Can You Keep a Secret? Four Secret Hot Springs
An “onsen” is a Japanese hot spring, including the bathing facilities and inns frequently situated... Read More
What are Omikuji and Ema?
On a patron’s first visit to a temple or shrine of the year, called... Read More