The oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo best known by the Kaminarimon Gate is one of the must-visit places in Tokyo. On Nakamise Street, you can enjoy souvenir shopping and snack-joint hopping.
A Tendai sect temple with the magnificent natural monument, Yoryu no Matsu
The object of worship here is Amida Nyorai and the statue of Prince Shotoku in the main hall is an important cultural property
Famous for a painted fusuma from Tohaku Hasegawa
Blessed with knowledge by Monju
Ono no Komachi concealed herself here amongst the plum blossoms
A Nichiren Buddhist temple housing Kishimojin (Hariti), the deity of easy childbirth. Steeped in nature, Kishimojin-do has been a popular site for viewing cherry blossoms since the Edo period (1603-1868).
The historic, symbolic spot of Namba. Always popular with tourists
A massive triple gate welcomes you to the head temple for the Obaku sect of Zen Buddhism
Fallen leaves on the road to the temple invite you to this high-status monzeki temple
Twin Dragons created during the Heisei period watch over Kyoto’s oldest Zen temple
Famous for its beautiful cherry blossoms and autumn leaves
Enjoy the burning red foliage in autumn and the cherry blossoms and rhododendrons in spring
One of the Monzeki temples of the Tendai sect that enshrines the National Treasure Amida Sanzon (Amida Triad) statue in eternal tranquility.
Magnificent views await at the end of the 1,015-step climb
One of Kyoto's most renowned temples, located on the side of Mt. Otowa in the Higishiyama Range. It has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
An ancient temple with a beautiful garden, connected to Murasaki Shibibu
Make your wishes at Nariai-ji Temple
The first of 33 temples on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage, Seiganto-ji is an ever-popular destination for worshipers
A spiritual area surrounding Kobo Daishi’s mausoleum