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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
Interview with Visit Tohoku
Interview with Visit Tohoku Pohan Chen(Visit Tohoku) & Michelle Alleman(Jtast) PC: I just came here four months... Read More
Sendai Toshogu Shrine
In the middle of the busy city of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, there is a small... Read More
What are Tenmangu?
One of the most famous names in Japanese history would be Sugawara no Michizane. This... Read More
Namiyoke Inari Jinja(Shrine)
I often ask people what they think of when I mention Japan, and the most... Read More