Izumo-taisha, officially Izumo Ōyashiro, is one of the most ancient and important Shinto shrines in Japan. No record gives the date of establishment..
Nomura Samurai House (武家屋敷跡 野村家) is a historical family estate in the Nagamachi area of Kanazawa. This restored Edo period home reveals what..
Yahiko jinja, also known as Iyahiko-jinja is a Shinto shrine in the village of Yahiko, Nishikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya..
Ryoanji Temple is home to Japan’s most famous Zen stone garden and one of Kyoto’s most iconic scenes. Believed to be built back in the Muromachi period..
Narita-san Shinshō-ji Temple is a Shingon Buddhist temple located in central Narita, Chiba, Japan. It was founded in 940 by Kanchō Daisōjō, a discip..
The National Diet Building was constructed between 1920 and 1936 and is where both houses of the National Diet of Japan meet. The House of Representative..
Kashima Shrine is the oldest Shinto shrine in the Kanto region. Located in Ibaraki Prefecture, this shrine was said to be established in 600 BCE; the..
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