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.
Famous for its beautiful cherry blossoms and autumn leaves
Two different windows overlooking a garden
A Zen temple of the Rinzai Sect of Buddhism, world famous for its traditional rock garden.
Nara's symbol, the world's largest bronze statue of Rushana Daibutsu is seated in the Great Buddha Hall located in the vast grounds. The temple has been designated as a World Heritage site.
The abbot’s chambers are surrounded by four gardens
A temple that has long protected Arima Onsen
Don't miss seeing the resting place for Shinsengumi members, Mibu-zuka
An elegant temple with a Japanese rock garden and wonderful autumn foliage
The head temple of the Rinzai sect's Tofuku-ji School, which has Japan's largest monastery and oldest San-mon gate. It is known as one of Kyoto's best places to view autumn leaves.
A mortuary temple for the imperial household
Worshipers are charmed by the many flowers and large Kannon statue
Several hundred structures are scattered across Mt. Hiei
The graceful standing statue of Gigeiten is a must-see attraction
Twin Dragons created during the Heisei period watch over Kyoto’s oldest Zen temple
A little-known temple hidden deep in the mountains
The first of 33 temples on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage, Seiganto-ji is an ever-popular destination for worshipers
An ancient temple known as an exemplary viewing spot for autumn leaves since the Heian period.
Indulge in tea while gazing at the garden
Zojo-ji is one of the seven Daihonzan (head temples) of Jodo-shu Buddhism and contains many designated Cultural Properties. It is also where the souls of the Tokugawa clan are mourned.