Entrance veiw of Ryozen Kannon statue.
Feature Story Kyoto

Unveiling the serene majesty of Ryōzen Kannon

In the heart of Kyoto, a serene sanctuary silently stands, captivating travelers with its ethereal presence. The majestic Ryōzen Kannon is a renowned Buddhist temple that exudes tranquility and reverence. Nestled amidst the lush greenery of the Higashiyama mountains, this hidden gem invites visitors to dive into a world of spiritual solace and contemplation. Approached […]

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Feature Story Tokyo

Hasedera Temple: hydrangeas and the Eleven-Headed Kannon

Travelers looking to visit Japan during June shouldn’t be discouraged by the rainy season. The plants in the region flourish most when it’s raining, and Hasedera Temple is a beautiful place to see just that. Religion Buddhism is one of Japan’s main religions, alongside Shintoism. Hasadera is a beautiful place for the locals – or […]

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Kyoto Multimedia

The beauty of Hasedera

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