Updated: 2017-06-20 14:37
Kumano Magaibutsu Stone Buddha is situated atop a rugged and steep flight of stone steps in Hirano. One of the largest in the country, the Magaibutsu stone figure is an Important Cultural Property of...
Updated: 2017-06-15 15:44
  Kashima Shrine (鹿島神宮 Kashima Jingū) is a shrine dedicated to the ShintoKami Takemikazuchi-no-Ōkami (武甕槌大神), one of the patron deities of martial arts. Various dojo (道場 Dōjō) of kenjutsu (剣術)...
Updated: 2017-04-07 18:27
  1. 仁王門と西門、三重塔
  Kiyomizu-dera Temple is the main temple of the Kita-Hosso sect of Buddhism. It is said to be originally founded by a buddhist monk named Enchin in the year 778 and built by a warrior named S...
Updated: 2017-03-31 16:36
  Yutoku Inari Shrine is one of Japan's major Inari shrines (along with Fushimi Inari in Kyoto and Kasama Inari in Ibaraki) and is believed to be where the god of food, clothing, shelter, fami...
Updated: 2017-03-06 16:03
  Daikouzenji Temple is a temple of the Tendai Sect established by Gyoki (a famous Japanese Buddhist during the Nara Period of Japan) in 717 and is so well-known for its azaleas that it i...
Updated: 2017-02-27 17:27
At the tip of Udozaki, which is already the tip of Nichinan, Miyazaki is Udo Shrine, whose main temple housing the deity Ugayafukiaezo no Mikoto (father of Emperor Jinmu, the first emperor of Jap...
Updated: 2017-02-15 15:49
  Saifuku-ji Temple is located on a hill overlooking the Kagoshima Bay, surrounded by greenery. Inside the wide temple grounds is the main temple hall where a number of Buddhist gods can be fo...
Updated: 2017-02-09 11:00
  Bairin-ji Temple is Kyushu’s only meditation hall of the Rinzai school of Buddhism. It is also the family temple of the former reigning feudal family in Kurume, the Arima clan. The mausoleum...
Updated: 2016-12-13 17:10
  Said to be founded in the year 178 by a “seiga shonin” (the term for Buddhist monk in Japanese) who came from India, the Sennyoji Daihioin Temple is known as Raizan Kannon. It played an...
Updated: 2016-12-09 20:56
    Houmangu Kamado Shrine is located near the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine which is known for its God of Learning. (It’s 10 minutes by car and 40 minutes on foot.) There’s also a community...

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