Kurama-dera – 鞍馬寺

Visiting Kyōto means visiting temples, take a look at Kurama Buddhist temple, Kurama-dera! What’s special about Kurama-dera? Kurama-dera is located in the very heart of Kurama-chō, in Northern Kyōto. This town is a tourist spot since the amount of hotsprings around. There are many open-air baths and the visitors staying …

Tōdai-ji – 東大寺

Let’s talk about one of Japan’s most visited spots, yet Nara Prefecture’s symbol, the Tōdai-ji temple! What’s special about Tōdai-ji? Since its foundation, the Tōdai-ji’s Big Buddha Hall, the Daibutsu-den, is the biggest wooden building in the world. Throughout the years, this hall has been victim of fires and other …

Dazaifu – 太宰府

Today’s article is about a typical Kyūshū town, Dazaifu! Due to its close position to Fukuoka city, Dazaifu is a charming and easy-to-reach place. What’s special about Dazaifu? Dazaifu is located in the very heart of Fukuoka prefecture, 16 km South from Fuokuoka city. This town is rich of temples, …