Visit the golden pavilion of the north deep within the mountains of Iwate Prefecture.
A spiritual seaside getaway close to Tokyo with shrines, temples and big buddha.
The tallest standing Buddha statue in Japan is hiding more than a few secrets.
If size matters, Kamakura’s bronze-cast idol proves that bigger is better.
Burn, baby burn. Mountain inferno.
Delve into the land of the Gods and pray for your future soulmate at Shimane Prefecture's most holy site.
Partake in ancient tradition by making a pilgrimage to three of Japan’s most important shrines.
This demanding trek is for seasoned hikers only, but gorgeous views and the unearthly Mount Koya are sure to take anyone’s breath away.
Take the road less traveled on this coastal hiking trail once sought out by poets and painters for artistic inspiration.
Pay your respects to Ise Jingu, Japan’s most holy shrine, and hike in the footsteps of the gods in Mie Prefecture.
One thousand steps to Yamagata’s most iconic spot.