Culture & Tradition

Nezu Shrine

Nezu shrine is a famous shrine in Tokyo. Nezu shrine was established about 1,900 years ago by Yamato Takeru-no mikoto...

Hanazono Shrine

Hanazono Jinja Shrine is one of the important Shinto Shrines established in Tokyo. It’s about 7 minutes’ walk from Shinjuku...

Meiji Jingu Shrine

Meiji Jingu Shrine was built in 1920 in dedication to Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken. With many large...

Gotokuji Temple

Lucky Cats in a Japanese Temple The lucky cat is called Maneki Neko in Japanese. It is a common Japanese...

Shoganji Temple

Shoganji Temple, Japanese Temple with Planetarium in Tokyo There are many Japanese temples in Tokyo, but this Japanese temple, Shoganji...