temples

Sensoji temple at Asakusa gets a new giant lantern

While we were all social distancing, Tokyo’s most famous temple got a facelift.

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Brighten your day with this Japanese monk covering Bob Marley using Buddhist instruments【Video】

” ‘Cause every little thing gonna be all right.”

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Through the eyes of a ninja – Thrilling drone video recreates shinobi raid at historical temple

Ninja and samurai duel inside the centuries-old “Temple of the Shogun” in Aichi Prefecture.

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Japanese photographer captures the beauty of Kyoto in the snow 【Photos】

Visit famous tourist spots like you’ve never seen them before. 

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Japanese shrine bans foreign visitors following disrespectful behaviour by tourists

Nagasaki priest says over-tourism, vandalism and theft of amulets led to his controversial decision.

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Busting one of the biggest myths about the five-yen coin and shrine offerings in Japan

You may have heard giving a certain amount of money will win you favor with the gods, but a very high authority says otherwise.

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A visit to Tokyo’s luckiest, kitty-est lucky cat temple: Gotokuji【Photos】

Like the samurai lord who visited 400 years ago, we get beckoned to this suburban temple by its feline charm.

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Wannabe science fiction writer graffitis centuries-old Kyoto temple for extremely weird reason

Baffling justification still gets him arrested.

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Vandalism on rise at Japanese shrines as pro-Hong Kong protest prayer boards are defaced

Ema supporting ongoing Hong Kong protests have been crossed out, snapped into pieces, and written over in Chinese.

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Overworked Japanese employees mourn unused paid holidays at new Buddhist memorial service

Workaholics asked to address this senseless loss in a country where taking paid leave is frowned upon.

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Japan Travel: Mysterious rockstar Jizo statue found at Kiyomizudera temple

Mother Nature blesses a Buddhist statue with a full head of hair.

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Japan Travel: 17 Things to do in Oita, Japan’s onsen prefecture

There’s so much more to Oita than amazing hot springs. 

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A visit to Japan’s cat beautiful, quirky, and touching cat temple, Unrinji【Photos】

Often-overlooked temple in one of Japan’s most best sightseeing towns was inspired by the story of a deeply devoted samurai cat.

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This Tokyo temple offers breakfast that’s beautiful, delicious, and includes message of salvation

Sushi isn’t the only thing worth eating in Tsukiji.

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Happy Reiwa! People celebrate the first day of a new era around Japan 【Pics & Videos】

From jumping off bridges to waiting in ten-hour long queues, there are plenty of ways to welcome in a new era.

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Japanese travelers are avoiding Kyoto as the city’s number of foreign visitors continues to grow

Hotel operators say the ancient capital’s beautiful temples have a newfound image as congested and inconvenient.

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Special penis shrine books will even be available for the first time this year.

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Japanese monk’s breakfasts with cats are the most important/cutest videos of the day

Start your day with a healthy serving of adorable felines and their kind-hearted owner.

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Japan travel: Best things to do, see and eat in Hagi and Yamaguchi City in Yamaguchi Prefecture

View a National Treasure, stop off at a former school for samurai sons, and stamp on a stone pavement that “sings”.

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Nine places to take unforgettable social media photos in Japan

From modern art to Shinto shrines, Data analysis group releases its list of top photography spots from 2018.

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