Temple in Japan

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Asakusa Kannon Temple Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Sensō-ji , Nakamise-dōri , Shinto festival, Kaminarimon, Nakamise-Dori

The temple is devoted to Kannon, the Buddhist goddess of compassion. It has been here since the establishment of the conurbation. Though the buildings have been shattered numerous times, they st...

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Byodoin Temple Kyoto Heritage, Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Temples and Architechtures

The Byodoin Temple, a typical exemplar of the temple architecture of the Heian period is the site initially occupied by a country residence which belonged to Minamoto Toru, Fujiwara-no-Michinaga...

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Ginkakuji Temple Kyoto Nature, Pilgrim

Famous for: Temple

The Ginkakuji (or Silver Pavilion) Temple lies in the northeast part of the conurbation. In contrast to the Kinkakuji, also called the Golden Pavilion Temple, this was never festooned with a cas...

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Hachiman Shrines Pilgrim

Famous for: Shrine

The Hachiman shrines are the second most admired set of shrines in Japan after the Inari shrines. Hachiman is a popular goddess in Japan and is considered the Shinto God of war and the divine gu...

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Inari Shrines Pilgrim

Famous for: Shrine

Inari is one of the chief deities that are found in Japan and it is connected with fertility, rice, agriculture and foxes. The goddess can be portrayed in both male and female form and thought t...