Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
What are Goshuin?
If you plan on visiting many temples and shrines in Japan, I recommend purchasing... Read More
Katsurahama Beach and Watatsumi Shrine
I have never been to, nor have I even heard of, a beach where you... Read More
The construction of Kochi Castle began over 400 years ago in 1601. The castle is... Read More
Ino-Cho Paper Museum
While I was in Kochi Prefecture, I stopped in the town of Ino to check... 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
Toward the right side of the entrance to the Shinagawa Shrine is a long path... Read More