Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple

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Classic shrines of Chiba – a glimpse of tradition before you fly out of Narita.

When you say the word “Chiba” or “Narita” to most foreigners, images of Japan’s largest international airport comes immediately to mind, along with that mad rush foreigners make to catch their plane. Yet, if you say Narita or Chiba to most Japanese, you might hear two diverse descriptions – the first, of course is the…

Pay a Visit to 2 Temples Loved by Locals on the Way From Narita Airport to Tokyo

Majestic shrines and temples loved by locals can be found on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Here we introduce two such temples that you should take a moment to see on your journey. 1. Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Kozo Hikage (Fuller, Inc.) The vividly colored three-story pagoda, beautiful temple architecture, and aroma of…

Locals Love These 2 Power Spots Located Between Narita Airport and Ueno, Tokyo!

Japan is a country with mysteries hidden in all aspects of everyday life, and the route from the airport to the city is no exception. Here we introduce two “power spots” (locations believed to be flowing with mystical energy) beloved by local residents, on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Join the locals…

Top 5 Places to Visit During Your Layover Period at Narita Airport

Travelers landing at Narita Airport often skip over Narita city and plan to travel to other famous regions like Tokyo. Those just stopping off in Narita Airport might want to explore the city while they wait for their connecting flight. However, with a time constraint during a layover period, this can be tricky. Narita city,…

Take a Look at How Different Towns and Cities Have Developed in Japan

It is very interesting to know how towns and cities have developed over time. Many major cities in Japan started off small – from a ward or a suburb before becoming a metropolitan area. Let’s have a look at the two different ways most of the towns and cities in Japan have been able to…
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Narita-san Shinsho-ji: A Beautiful Temple and Park in Chiba With a Rich History

There are so many temples in Japan but only some are incredibly popular. One temple which is well-known in the Kanto region is Narita-san Shinsho-ji which includes a huge complex of buildings and grounds. It is a favorite site for different pilgrimages and excursions of citizens in the region. The Founding of the Temple  …