There’s a market here. I’m not quite sure if it is every day or a specific day but there are a lot of good finds here. We went early in the morning and had some sweet ginger tea for 100 yen; definitely a must! The...More
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This is the only temple that we visited in Osaka and we were not disappointed. It is the oldest and first ever temple to be built by the state. The place itself has a lot of tourist and they have a market like place in...More
Said to be the oldest Buddhist institution in Japan, Shitennoji is a fine example of traditional Buddhist architecture. There are multiple halls and gardens, with a beautiful five story pagoda at the centre. Definitely worth a visit.
The first Japanese Temple I ever visited in Japan. This is a 500 years old temple with a lot of beautiful gardens, landscapes, cherry blossoms, old buildings and even a tomb to bury flowers. There are certain SOPs you have to follow if you would...More
We just returned from our 10 day trip in northern Vietnam with The Terrible Tour Guide Travel. I have to say, the company exceeded my expectations of what an agency would do for us. Joey was very quick to answer our email with helpful information...More
Had a nice time despite the construction going on. the main Pagoda and temples are open, many locals still go there to worship. I went on a Tuesday and stumbled upon a local flea market around the temple's compounds. Had a great time looking at...More
This was our first Japanese temple experience on a walk from Tennoji to Osaka castle. It was a very quiet temple with lovely sculptural elements. Because there were no tourists early in the morning, we experienced it primarily as an serene place of local worship....More
As far as temples in Japan goes, this one's not really worth a visit. And there weren't many people around, probably as it was also undergoing renovation in some parts.