The floating O-torii and Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima south of Hiroshima are two of Japan’s most popular attractions, but ongoing restoration work there shouldn’t stop Americans stationed in Japan from planning a visit.
Be amazed by visiting the former capital cities of Japan, Kyoto and Nara! Depart from Osaka or Kyoto, heading to Fushimi Inari Taisha, the perfect spot to get in touch with Kyoto’s spirit.
Lisa Vogt’s uncle, bless his heart, he was probably just trying to make conversation, said to her, because she live…
Watch GaijinPot explore the outdoor activities, unique spiritual experiences, and Unesco sites of Mie in their latest travel video.
Temples join the hospitality industry to help survive the decreasing number of Buddhist parishioners in Japan.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about hiking the Kumano Kodo in Japan. Understand the different routes, what gear you need, and more!
Whether inspiring nostalgia, longing or a sense of loss, abandoned structures continue to fascinate.
A Russian national climbing Mount Fuji was killed by a falling rock near the summit of Japan’s highest peak, police and news reports said Monday.
An observation deck on the 21st floor of Osaka’s Sakai City Hall provides visitors with a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding area. In the midst of the urban…
Looking for the best things to do in Kobe, Japan? Natasha have you covered with the top Kobe attractions and points of interest to ensure a great time!
From the world heritage shrines and temples to the Imperial Villa, here’s the best way to spend a day exploring places to go and things to do in Nikko.
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is where Japanese and people from all over the world come to reflect on the horror of nuclear weapons and the healing that has taken place since the August 6, 1945, bombing.
The Furuichi burial mounds, located in the southeast of Osaka, this month became the prefecture’s first site to receive UNESCO World Heritage designation as part of the Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group, a cluster of ancient mounded tombs. We take a closer look at this fascinating site.
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National Geographic voted 10 most beautiful temples in the world. In particular, 2 famous destinations of Vietnam are named in this list.
On July 10th, with the swish of a samurai sword, priests in Shizuoka Prefecture cut a rope to announce the start of climbing season for Mount Fuji. More than 200,000 people are expected to make the trek up Japan’s iconic mountain over the 10-week season. And local authorities are trying to figure out how to deal with all the congestion.