temples

Kyoto temple’s women-only mausoleum accepts women who don’t want to share their husband’s grave

Zuishinin Temple is there for women who say one lifetime together is enough.

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Japan travel bucket list: top places to visit in each prefecture before you die【Part II】

The second part of our Japanese bucket list dedicated to all travel enthusiasts!

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Heavy snowfall in Kyoto creates scenes of breathtaking beauty at tourist sites around the city

According to locals, this much snow only falls once every two years in Kyoto.

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Handsome men in ultra-snappy security uniforms delight New Year’s visitors to Japanese shrine

Anime-style outfits have become so popular they’re inspiring their own fan art.

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Mysterious “Bra Temple” makes news around Japan

Did you know that a bra temple exists in Japan?

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Kyoto temple bans photography at famous autumn foliage viewing spots

Some of Japan’s most iconic places to see the autumn leaves are now off-limits to photographers.

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Religious chocolate nipples ranging from young girls to mature ladies launched in Japan

Japan has somehow managed to combine nipples and Buddhist temples to create sacred nipple chocolates.

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Animated GIFs of traditional Japanese woodworking joints are mesmerising to watch

Exploring the many ways wood pieces can slot into each other is the most strangely satisfying experience we’ve had today!

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The 10 most beautiful places to see the autumn leaves in Japan, as chosen by travelers

Ranking of Japan’s best fall colors will have you ready to head into the great (and red) outdoors.

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Tokyo’s most popular park partially bans Pokémon GO in response to inconsiderate gamers

Move comes after discovery of rare Pokémon near temple grounds.

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Beckoning cat fortunes lure a kitten into their box at cat temple in Japan

See what the future holds for this curious kitten who decided to dip into a box of cat-adorned fortune-telling charms.

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Japanese artist stumbles upon stunning scenic site at hidden shrine outside of Tokyo

The secluded site is enthralling people across Japan with its mysterious and untamed beauty.

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Top 20 most popular castles in Japan revealed for 2016

How many of the top 20 most popular Japanese castles (according to TripAdvisor) have you been to?

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Kyoto temple becomes Pokémon Go gym in Japan, provides special phone chargers for players

Centuries of tradition meets the modern-day world of gaming and culminates in a beautiful display of kindness.

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Cute cat finds way to make humans bow down and worship him at Japanese shrine

The furry new deity, however, forgot about a couple of small yet important details.

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“Sleeping Cat” and “Three Wise Monkeys” at Nikko’s Tōshō-gū Shrine removed for restoration work

If you’re planning a trip to the UNESCO World Heritage sites at Nikko in the near future, you’ll be missing out on two of the most famous original wood carvings in the area.
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Kyoto temple grants love wishes to visitors who discover their heart-shaped hydrangeas

People in Japan are heading to the ancient temple to hunt for the flowery hearts.

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A visit to Japan’s centuries-old boob temple

While men are understandably drawn to it, it’s women who are said to benefit the most from worshipping here.

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Chinese rock stars in rocks – depicting music gods as temples devoted to them【Art】

Artist mixes rock music with Buddhist and Confucian architecture for peak imagery.

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Pop and colorful personalized charms from Tokyo temple may be the answer to your problems!

A Buddhist temple in Tokyo is now offering custom-made omamori charms, and their brilliant colors and designs are…well, nothing short of “charming”!

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