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A look back: Incense sticks at a shrine in China

You can see the incense sticks at this shrine in Xi’an. We visited China in 2007 (the year before Beijing hosted the Summer Olympics). It was a wonderful experience for our whole family, so click the link below to see all the photos I’ve posted. 71 more words


Keihoku Kodakara Imo (Keihoku Child Taro)

Today, I will introduce a special taro which is grown at Keihoku area in Kyoto! Keihoku area (京北地域) is the northern part of Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City. 185 more words


[Shrine & Temple] Nishi Hongwanji

There is popular temple in Horikawa street.

This temple is Nishi Hongwanji temple.

Nishi Hongwanji, the Buddhist temple in Kyoto Shimogyo. This temple is a head temple of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji School. 89 more words

Traces Of Historical Events

The Shrines - Kyoto : Day 7

Since Kyoto was the capital of Japan from year 794 to 1868, and mostly were emperor’s residence, they have so many beautiful castle and temples for us to visit in this modern era. 728 more words


Kanamara Matsuri Kawasaki

Kanamara Matsuri is an infamous festival when most think of Japan. Where else will you see grown men and women dressed as, wearing, eating or just openly laughing about penises!? 290 more words


Meiji Shrine

The Meiji Shrine: where visitors from all over the world write their supplications on ema, or votive tablets, and place them around the divine tree with the hopes that the deity will grant their wishes. 93 more words