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Mount Osore

A bewitching natural underworld, hidden at the tip of Aomori.

Yokokura temple

The Mummy of Yokokura Temple

The mummified remains of an 18th-century monk resides in this peaceful rural temple.

Shuzenji Onsen

A stunning onsen town a bamboo forest and wasabi ice cream but a tragic history.

Ukiha Inari Shrine

Retreat from the urban hustle and bustle of Fukuoka City by taking a trip to the “Kingdom of Fruits,” where you’ll find an inari shrine (Shinto shrine dedicated to the god Inari)...

Sennyu-ji Temple

A peaceful haven in Kyoto’s busy temple scene.

Byodo-In Temple in Uji, Kyoto

Byodoin Temple

The ¥10 temple.

Sumiyoshi bridge

Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

One of western Japan’s oldest shrines.

Meoto Iwa

Meoto Iwa (Wedded Rocks)

A spiritual awakening and a romantic view.

Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine

Take a cable car to see where God of War meets Thomas Edison.

Amano-Yasugawara Power Spot

The secret gathering spot for gods.

Narita

More than an airport.