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Aizu Sazaedo Temple's

Aizu Sazaedo Temple

Unique temple pagoda in a scenic, historical setting.

Chuson-ji Temple

Chuson-ji Temple

Visit the golden pavilion of the north deep within the mountains of Iwate Prefecture.

Chikuzen Tachiarai peace memorial hall

Tachiarai Peace Memorial Museum

Learn about the tragic history of Japan's WWII kamikaze pilots at these two museums in Fukuoka.

Kamakura

A spiritual seaside getaway close to Tokyo with shrines, temples and big buddha.

Ueno Park Iga in Mie, Japan.

Iga City

Ninjas, a castle and a haiku poetry master—Iga is home to a whole host of traditional Japanese culture and history.

Iga Ueno Castle in Mie, Japan.

Iga Ueno Castle

A white-walled castle located in the hometown of the ninja.

Echizen Ono Castle in Fukui, Japan.

Echizen Ono Castle

Fukui's real-life "Castle in the Sky."

Chomei-ji Temple in Shiga, Japan.

Chomei-ji Temple

The secret to long life turns out to be 808 precarious stone steps and a beautiful view of Lake Biwa.

Atami Adult Museum Shizuoka Japan

Atami Adult Museum

The last Showa-era Japanese Sex Museum. This is definitely NSFW.

Kumano Sanzan (Three Grand Shrines of Kumano)

Partake in ancient tradition by making a pilgrimage to three of Japan’s most important shrines.

Okunoin Cemetery Mount Koya on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail

Kumano Kodo: Kohechi Route

This demanding trek is for seasoned hikers only, but gorgeous views and the unearthly Mount Koya are sure to take anyone’s breath away.