2015  Aug 31st ´

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Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple in Kyoto

Kyoto has so many great sights to offer, but there are some less known gems you should check out (...)

2014  Mar 9th ´

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The Treasures of Ishiyamadera in Otsu

Otsu in Shiga Prefecture is not too far away from Kyoto and makes a great day trip. Besides Miidera (...)

2014  Feb 16th ´

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Miidera Temple in Otsu (Shiga) – One of Japan’s Largest Temples

A lot of tourists think of Kyoto or maybe Osaka when they plan a trip to the Kansai region (...)

2013  Mar 8th ´

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Nokogiriyama and Nihonji Daibutsu

After visiting Chiba Castle in the morning, my next destination was Nokogiriyama which is also in Chiba Prefecture (map). (...)

2013  Feb 21st ´

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Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple

Today I want to introduce the “Kawasaki Daishi” temple (川崎大師) located in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture (map). Besides the (...)

2013  Feb 2nd ´

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Takkoku no Iwaya Bishamon Hall

Hiraizumi: Takkoku no Iwaya

I managed to visit three sites in Hiraizumi in only one day: Takkoku no Iwaya, Chusonji and Motsuji Temples. (...)

2013  Jan 30th ´

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Motsuji Temple in Hiraizumi

Hiraizumi: Motsuji Temple

After visiting the Morioka Castle Site Park in the morning I went to Hiraizumi in the early afternoon to (...)

2013  Jan 24th ´

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Chusonji Temple in Hiraizumi

After exploring the Morioka Castle Site Park in the morning I rushed to Hiraizumi (平泉). Both destinations are in (...)

2012  Oct 17th ´

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Osorezan: Mt. Osore (Shimokita Peninsula)

After visiting Ne Castle in Hachinohe in the early morning I rushed to my train to get to the (...)

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