A little village with big things happening: Lantern festies and a hike the height of Tokyo SkyTree.
Channel your spirit to become an aikido master at the very place the martial art was born.
Where to contemplate the meaning of life.
Ninja time in the mountains.
A shrine of mountains and fire in the Mt. Fuji foothills.
Where the power of god meets a primeval forest.
A sacred Shinto shrine and a wholly holy mountain.
3 big reasons to visit.
Fresh mochi and a magic stone.
Try the first shrine visit of the year here for an authentic Japanese New Year experience.
On the south side of Nara Park, not far from the famous Nara temples of Todai-ji and Kofuku-ji, one can find a long, wide path flanked with stone lanterns. At the end...