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Gokokuji Temple

Gokokuji Temple

Gokokuji Temple is a Buddhist temple that is off the beaten path and well worth a visit. It is considered one of the oldest temples in Tokyo.

Shukkeien Garden

Shukkeien Garden

Explore the best of traditional Japanese landscaping and views of the stunning taiko-bashi bridge at Shukkeien Garden, a historic oasis in the heart of Hiroshima.

Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine

Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine

Situated in the heart of Kawagoe in  Saitama Prefecture, lies Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine. It is a popular destination for those seeking help with matrimonial happiness and matchmaking.

Suwa Taisha

Suwa Taisha

Suwa Taisha’s four main shrines have been standing amongst the forests and in veneration of Mount Moriya for over a millennium.

Shirahone Onsen

Located in Chubusangaku National Park, its unique milky waters and beautiful scenery are worth the trip.  

Toyama Castle

Toyama Castle

A historical monument that stands as a reminder of the feudal rule that existed almost 400 years ago. The castle is situated at the center of the city and holds within it the rich history of the region.

Tsuwano Yabusame Festival

Tsuwano Yabusame Festival

Watch traditional mounted archery held on a course lined with cherry blossom trees.

Musha Gyoretsu Warrior Parade

Musha Gyoretsu Warrior Parade

Celebrate the founding of Shimane Prefecture’s capital city by watching samurai parade through the streets against a backdrop of cherry blossoms.

Bitchu Matsuyama Castle

The only mountain castle in Japan that still boasts an original castle tower.

Manazuru

Manazuru

Stop for a relaxing break in the coastal town of Manazuru during your trip to Kanagawa Prefecture.

Saidoji Temple

Saidoji Temple

Walk through a path of more than 70 stunning white gates at Saidoji Temple