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15 Unique Festivals Only Found in Japan(1~5)
The word of festival in Japanese is “Matsuri”. The purpose of having traditional events and... Read More
The main belief system of the Japanese people is called Shintoism. Shinto is more than... 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
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
What is Saisen?
When visiting a temple or shrine, you may notice a wooden box in front of... Read More
Sōkeiji Temple is a gorgeous temple located in Minato City, Tokyo Prefecture, and about a... Read More