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.
Temples join the hospitality industry to help survive the decreasing number of Buddhist parishioners in Japan.
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Zen gardens are spellbinding and enthralling demystification of the traditional Buddhist and Chinese culture. Minimalism, simplicity and purity is the key to maintaining a Zen garden.
Ninnaji, a Kyoto temple with an imperial pedigree, is known for late-blooming omuro cherry trees with comparatively short trunks.
Rabbi Dovid Posner, 25, is originally from southern California. His wife, Chaya Mushka, grew up in Caracas, Venezuela.
WITH school almost over in a month, parents are probably wracking their brains on where to bring their kids and other family members this long summer break. Also, the peso’s value versus the US greenback seemingly stable these past two months, and with many airlines giving ticket-sales promos, exploring other countries…
Kyoto’s red gate-lined Fushimi Inari Taisha, little known among foreign tourists a decade or so ago, has been TripAdvisor’s top Japanese landmark for the last five years. There’s nothing like a scrum to take the shine off what was supposed to be a personal discovery of something precious. Yet, just…
Without a doubt, Kyoto has become one of tourist’s favorites in Japan because of its intact and well preserved cultural heritage sites. It is nestled with numerous shrines and temples as well as beautiful nature that turns into inflamed shades of red in autumn or colorful blooms in spring. There’s a lot of places to wander in Kyoto whether you want to find inner tranquility with nature or an intimate experience with the Japanese culture.
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The ¥10 temple.
There are so many things to do in Kyoto, you will probably need a lifetime to discover them all. Kyoto is Japan’s old capital and a city which, in my opinion, acts like a chill pill to Tokyo’s…
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Kyoto’s biggest attractions would probably be the sheer number of traditional temples. Here are 14 best temples you must visit in Kyoto.
If you enjoy traditional art, architecture and history, there is truly no better place in Japan to visit than Kyoto. The ancient capital is so well preserved it…
Three itineraries for the unconventional traveler.
If you’re no stranger to the flourishing landscapes of Kyoto, why not embark on a different kind of exploration by traversing across the World Heritage Sites up north?
Do you know which historical sites in south of Kyoto is part of UNESCO? Let us bring you on a trip around those sites in day!