Don’t be fooled by Sanjusangendo’s austere exterior; concealed within these dark wooden walls are a 1001 statutes of the Goddess of Mercy, all built to human scale.
Take the plunge at one of Kyoto's most iconic sights.
If you can deal without the Great Wall or the Terracotta Army, then you can get on with your life knowing that there’s a not-so-little slice of China just half an hour away from Tokyo.
Find your zen at one of the world’s famous meditative rock gardens—serenity-seeking tourists tested, UNESCO approved.
The grand temple of Senso-ji looms large in the heart of Tokyo’s downtown.
With a nickname like “Ninja Temple,” it’s gotta be good.
The temple has one of Osaka's biggest fire fests.
Even a pacifist country has a temple for the God of war.
Soak up the harmonious atmosphere in Hiroshima’s spectacular woodland temple.
The home of the Sanada Clan in exile.