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Mount Shosha (Engyoji Temple)

Retreat to beautiful fall foliage and temples on this mountainous, hidden gem in Himeji.

Izanagi-jingu Shrine

Rumored to be the first shrine in Japan, this is the only grand shrine in Hyogo prefecture.

Nageiredo Hall

Sanbutsuji Temple (Nageiredo Hall)

Rise to the challenge for a once-in-a-lifetime hike on Japan’s most perilous trail with unbelievable views.

Kawaguchi Asama Shrine

A shrine with breathtaking views of Mount Fuji and a historic past.

Hakone Shrine

Visit the shrine with Hakone’s famous red gate that stands tall over Lake Ashi.

The Naiku of the Ise Jingu enshrines the sun goddess Amaterasu, the mother of the Japan.

Ise

Ise is the original pilgrim's playground; home to Japan's holiest shrine.

golden pavilion

Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion)

See it with your own eyes at Kinkaku-ji Temple.

Zenko-ji Temple

Walk in darkness on a path to this “secret Buddha” and (maybe) find enlightenment.

Tofuku-Ji Temple

Tofuku-ji Temple

Inspiring gardens and autumn madness at Kyoto’s oldest Zen temple.

Eiheiji temple in Fukui Japan

Eihei-ji Temple

Do a temple stay at the headquarters of Soto Zen Buddhism.

Chuson-ji Temple

Chuson-ji Temple

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