RECENT UPDATE: Dec 2016 (to ensure the content is still relevant as MYR weakened) We have traveled Japan few times and received many questions on traveling Japan from friends. So here’s a guide on how […]
After visiting Hakodate our next destination in Hokkaido is Lake Toya, renowned for its mesmerizing landscape and natural onsen in the surrounding area. Our short trip in Hokkaido means we have to skip Noboribetsu and […]
Nestled in Asakusa one of Tokyo’s oldest heritage area, merely 5 mins walk from the famous Sensoji Temple & few metro stops away from Tokyo Skytree, Akihabara & Ginza, The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon is […]
1. Sensōji (浅草寺) Sensō-ji 金龍山浅草寺, is Tokyo’s largest ancient Buddhist temple and a major Tokyo attractions for Japanese and foreigners located in Asakusa.
1. Osaka Castle (大阪城) Osaka Castle is the symbol & one of main Osaka attractions. The castle began construction in 1583 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi at the former site of Honganji Temple.
1. Kinkaku-ji Temple (金閣寺, Golden Pavillion) Kinkaku-ji Temple is the most recognised Zen Buddhist temple & one of the main Kyoto attractions with top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Initially, the building’s […]
1. Todai-ji Temple (東大寺) Founded in the 8th century, this temple which houses the massive Vairocana statue, popularly known as Daibutsu (Great Buddha), was burned down twice in fires that broke out as result of […]