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Yokokura temple

The Mummy of Yokokura Temple

The mummified remains of an 18th-century monk resides in this peaceful rural temple.

Ryusuiji Dainichibo.

A Guide on Where to See the Mummies of Yamagata

Worship the dead at these temples featuring Japan’s self-mummified monks.

The Tomb of Emperor Nintoku (Daisen Kofun)

A distinct keyhole-shaped burial mound that's considered the largest in the world. Exactly who’s buried here, however, is a bit of a mystery.

Togakushi Village

Ninja time in the mountains.

Chojuan food Final kochi

Chojuan Inn

Live and bathe like the locals — in a cauldron — at this historic and tattoo-friendly spot.

Nijo Castle

Kyoto’s undiscovered gem.

Iwami Ginzan houses

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

The ancient silver of the far east. What once was Japan's largest silver mine is now its most historic.

Shitamachi Museum

Shitamachi Museum

Journey into Tokyo’s forgotten past, before it became a modern Metropolis.

Matsushiro

Shhhh. Don't wake the samurai spirits.

Sakura

Beauty becomes it.

Minetopia Besshi

Become Indiana Jones at Ehime’s best theme park and historical site.