Tokyo Shrines and Temples

Exploring Yanaka

2017-06-28T19:20:55+00:00

Yanaka is a peaceful neighborhood that is perfect for a morning stroll and that rewards exploration. A straightforward walk from [...]

Exploring Yanaka2017-06-28T19:20:55+00:00

Kanda Myojin Shrine

2018-08-08T09:49:44+00:00

Kanda Myojin Shrine (神田明神) is a major Shinto shrine near Akihabara and Ueno. Over 1000 years old, the buildings have been stunningly [...]

Kanda Myojin Shrine2018-08-08T09:49:44+00:00

Nezu Shrine

2018-07-09T13:25:27+00:00

Nezu Shrine is a small shrine complex and garden, famous for it's yearly Azalea Festival. It has around 3000 azaleas, while [...]

Nezu Shrine2018-07-09T13:25:27+00:00

Kichijoji

2018-07-09T13:14:15+00:00

Kichijoji is a nice place to spend a cheap day, just walking around and doing an odd bit of shopping, [...]

Kichijoji2018-07-09T13:14:15+00:00

Asakusa

2018-07-10T15:37:56+00:00

Asakusa (あさくさ/浅草) is the main tourist zone in Tokyo.  While this may put some travelers off, it is still a [...]

Asakusa2018-07-10T15:37:56+00:00

Kawagoe

2018-07-01T14:05:03+00:00

Kawagoe (かわごえ/川越) is a beautiful traditional down less than an hour away from central Tokyo.  It features a famous authentic [...]

Kawagoe2018-07-01T14:05:03+00:00

Sengakuji temple

2018-07-10T15:24:42+00:00

Sengakuji temple is a beautiful Buddhist temple near Shinagawa station.   This is the location of the Revenge of the Forty-seven [...]

Sengakuji temple2018-07-10T15:24:42+00:00