Category Japanese Culture

Daisho-in Temple— the Crown Jewel of Miyajima Island

Resting in the holy mountain island of Miyajima the Daishoin Temple is just at the base of the mountain, surrounded by beautiful trees. Miyajima Island is most well-known for UNESCO World Heritage Site, Itsukushima Shrine and the “Floating” Torii Gates, which…

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Celebrate Love at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Kamakura; Learn the Japanese Traditional Wedding Ceremony

February brings some of the most fun holidays to celebrate to the world: Setsubun in Japan, the Lunar New Year in China, Presidents Day, and of course Valentine’s Day. What better way to celebrate your love for Japan than to…

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