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.
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.
The grand temple of Senso-ji looms large in the heart of Tokyo’s downtown.
Find your zen at one of the world’s famous meditative rock gardens—serenity-seeking tourists tested, UNESCO approved.
Take the plunge at one of Kyoto's most iconic sights.
Only got room for one temple on your itinerary? Make it Todaiji.
A samurai's head was sent here and buried in a special grave. Discover honor and tradition tucked away in Osaka.
See it with your own eyes at Kinkaku-ji Temple.
Find fortune at the end of this picturesque Edo-era alley.
A historic onsen mecca with hot springs with ‘gold’ and ‘silver’ waters that will transform your stay into vaca-therapy.