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.
The heart of Shingon Buddhism at Mt. Koya.
Go forest bathing at Mount Daisen, try the hand-crafted Zen Burger and stay the night.
The heart of spirituality in Japan.
Sacred temples and shrines and a theme park atop the mountain all in Osaka’s backyard.
Step inside ancient Japan.