The Temple of Asakusa

Tokyo is the capital of the incredibly picturesque and picturesque country of Japan. This metropolis is considered one of the most modern cities in the world in terms of infrastructure and architecture. Tokyo’s culture is unique and unique: the numerous theaters, museums, festivals and palaces are just some of what the city is famous for. …

Kiyomizudera – The Temple of Purity

One of the oldest temples, Kiyomizudera, is a complex of thirty buildings, the construction of which began at the end of the Nara period in 778. Most of them are wooden, so they were repeatedly destroyed and burned over the centuries to be rebuilt in 1633 by the famous shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu, who ruled the …

Kenchoji – One of the oldest Zen Temples

Kenchoji Temple was founded approximately 750 years ago. It was he who was the center of the development of Japanese Zen Buddhism, one of the oldest temples of the Zen sect. Kenchoji Temple is the main temple of this sect in Japan and the first one built in Kamakura. It was founded in 1253 by …