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“Fushimi Inari Taisha” The Shrine of Fox Deities

Fushimi Inari Shrine is a very famous shrine to the god of harvest, Inari. Fushimi Inari is located in east Kyoto, the old capital of Japan. For tourists, this place is a great draw, and it is obvious why. With rows upon rows of torii gates winding up Mount Inari this is a unique and…

13 Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Visit in Honshu!

Japan is one of the countries with countless sites listed as the world heritage by UNESCO. A world heritage site itself means a place (including mountains, forests, lakes, islands, complexes, monuments and cities) that are listed by UNESCO as those of extraordinary cultural and physical significance. There are about 18 sites in Japan listed as…

The Best Things to Do in Asakusa, Tokyo

Do you know Asakusa? Probably, when you see the big gate with red Chochin just like in the photo, you will get it. Asakusa is a really popular tourist spot for experiencing traditional Japanese culture. I strongly recommend you to visit Asakusa at least once. So I want to tell you about the things you…

5 of The Most Beautiful Shrines in Japan

There are thousands of shrines scattered all over Japan, and if you are planning on visiting them all. It would take thousands of years as well. So in your few days or weeks in Japan, to shorten your educational tour and immersion, here is a shortlist of the most beautiful shrines in Japan you might…

A complete guide on Naritasan Area, near by the Airport

Vibrant colours, epic history and folklore, towering temple buildings – and engulfing tranquillity of nature. This is just the tip of the iceberg that keeps me pining for the Naritasan Shinsho-ji temple, not far from Narita Airport. History According to the official website, the Naritasan Shinsho-ji temple has over 1000 years of history. Whilst the…

Miyagi Best 5 “Halal” Restaurants

As the growing numbers of Muslim visitors, the city now is ready for the increasing numbers of Halal eateries in the area. Here are the best five Halal eateries in Sendai city. 1.Nan Tandoori Nantandori restaurant will serve you with its authentic taste of Indian cuisine. Loved by many Muslims and Japanese students because of…

3 Upcoming Japanese Summer Festivals

The Japanese festivals called Matsuri in Japanese are traditional festive and fun occasions where you can learn more about the culture and the traditions. The Matsuri normally are held by local shrines or temples. The Matsuri happen in every season and usually the ones which occur in summer or autumn are related to the rice…

A Guide For Muslim First Time Visit to Japan

Muslim in Japan A data published by JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) mentions that in recent years Muslim Visitors number is increasing respectively, the need to prepare Muslim-friendly public places is one of the things Japanese government puts effort into, to show that Japan respects other beliefs and cultures. Here are a short guide for…

10 Accessible Mosques All Around Japan

The number of Muslims in Japan whether tourists, students or workers are increasing every year. It leads to the expansion of the number of mosques in Japan. For the interested community, I will introduce to you some of the mosques that you can find all around Japan. 1. Kobe Mosque Kobe Mosque is the first…

6 common structures of Japanese Shrines

The shrines of Japan possess an original Japanese style and culture very structured. Shrines were the place of Shintoist rituals since the Shinto religion was the ancient religion of Japan. There are many things we could directly watch and understand to distinguish a shrine from a Buddhist temple. Here above the particularities of Japanese Shrine.…