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Buddhism and Shinto can combine in fascinating and astonishing ways. Here are five places to experience it for yourself.
Japanese shrines are beautiful and awe-inspiring. But what's actually in a shrine? Here's a quick run down of the basics, from kami to Korean dogs.
Traditional Japanese culture, hot spring escapes and mountainous panoramic views await.
Travel with Fergus to Fukui and Mie and discover some of the most important sites of worship in Shinto and Zen Buddhism.
Discover five of the most scenic sacred Shinto archways found across the country.