Category: sightseeing

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji: The Hidden Must-See Treasure of Kyoto

Uncover the history and beauty of Otagi Nenbutsu-ji, a lesser-known temple with 1200 moss-covered Rakan statues. Explore the unique experiences awaiting this offbeat Kyoto treasure.

A Guide to The Best Things to Do in Osaka as a Tourist.

There are so many fun things to do in Osaka. You haven’t experienced Japan until you have hung out in Osaka! Here are the best 8 must-have experiences that sum up Osaka.

Heian-Jingu Shrine: A Glimpse into the Golden Age of Japan's History

Discover Heian-Jingu Shrine, an iconic landmark in Kyoto, Japan, showcasing the Heian period's cultural and artistic achievements. Read about the shrine's historical splendor and serene gardens.

Fushimi Inari-Taisha : Kyoto's Famous Red Gates

Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine is one of the most iconic and revered Shinto shrines in the country. Its vibrant torii gates, and winding trails make it a must-visit destination for tourists.

Kinkaku-ji Temple of Kyoto: A Guide to the Golden Pavilion

Explore Kyoto's Kinkaku-ji Temple with this guide, covering its history, architecture, and gardens. Learn the best visiting times and how to respect the Golden Pavilion for a memorable experience.

A Guide to a One-Day Tour of Nara: The Ancient Capital

This is the ultimate plan for a day-trip to Nara, Japan's first capital city and the birthplace of Japanese Buddhism. It is a cultural treasure and a historical marvel.

The Top 5 Historical Temples in Kyoto

People usually come to Kyoto to see the best temples in Japan. These are the historical places you should see if you're only Kyoto for a short time.

Kyoto's Matsuage Fire Festival: The Ultimate Local's Guide

Matsuage Festival is the best Japanese festival you've never heard of. It's the fire festival that you should see if you're in Kyoto, Japan during summer.

Shodenji Temple: Kyoto's Best Kept Secret

Shoden-ji Temple is the most underrated Kyoto attraction. The temple is largely unknown to tourists, and a hidden gem. This temple is small, but a must-see location.

Kyoto's Geisha District Bans Tourists to Protect Cultural Heritage

Explore the challenges faced by Kyoto's iconic Geisha district due to overtourism and how the local officials are taking necessary steps to preserve this cultural heritage.

Japan's Overtourism: The Downside of Tourism High

Locally known as 'tourist pollution', overtourism puts pressure on local residents and caused issues with local businesses and infrastructure. Politicians are looking for a way out.

The Captivating Beauty of Kyoto: The Must-Visit Destination in Japan

Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital, seamlessly blends tradition with modernity, featuring over 2,000 temples and shrines, including iconic sites like Kinkaku-ji and Fushimi Inari Taisha.