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  • 2021-04-30
  • 2021-04-30

KINPUSENJI temple in YOSHINO , Nara Japan

‘KINPUSENJI temple in YOSHINO , Nara Japan’I visited KINPUSENJI temple in YOSHINO, NARA prefecture on my way to the cherry blossom mountain in YOSHINO. It’s founded late 7th century by ENNOGYOJA who is the founder of the SHUGENDO, the fusion of Shinto and Buddhism. He is a real person has […]

  • 2021-04-29
  • 2022-04-19

AZALEA FESTIVAL in SHIOFUNE-KANNON temple in OME, Tokyo

‘AZALEA FESTIVAL in SHIOFUNE-KANNON temple’I visited SHIOFUNE-KANNON temple in OME , 1 hour 30 minutes from the center of Tokyo . This temple founded AD 645, a nun from WAKASA region ( today’s FUKUI prefecture) offered the gold statue of KANNON Buddha . It’s a SHINGON school Buddhism today, one […]

  • 2021-04-28
  • 2022-02-13

MOTOSU lake near Mt.Fuji

‘MOTOSU lake near Mt.Fuji’ I visited MOTOSU lake, the third largest lake of Mt.Fuji 5 lakes . It’s the deepest 121m and the clearest12m transparency in 5 lakes.There are several beautiful camping spots around the lake. I recommend’HIROTAKI camp ground’ where you can see Mt.Fuji over the MOTOSU lake in […]

  • 2021-04-27
  • 2022-02-13

Mt.Fuji and the Moss pink festival at MOTOSU lake

‘Mt.Fuji and the Moss pink festival’ I visited the Moss pink festival at MOTOSU lake near Mt.Fuji. MOTOSU lake is one of the 5 lakes the skirt of Mt.Fuji.It’s the third big lake , the deepest 121m and the clearest, the transparency is 12m below. The scenery of Mt.Fuji from […]

  • 2021-04-26
  • 2021-04-26

RIVERS in Kyoto, KAMO and KATSURA

‘RIVERS in Kyoto’There are 2 rivers in Kyoto.One is the KAMO river which flows east part of Kyoto from north to south. If you go to GION district and KIYOMIZU temple area by train , this is the river you come across.The KAMO river flows slowly, the both sides are […]

  • 2021-04-25
  • 2021-04-25

WISTERIA FLOWERS at KAMEIDO TENJIN shrine in Tokyo

‘WISTERIA FLOWERS at KAMEIDO TENJIN shrine in Tokyo’I visited KAMEIDO TENJIN shrine in Tokyo. It’s founded 1661, the descendant of SUGAWARA MICHIZANE, the deity of DAZAIFU TENMANGU shrine built here . The whole shape is replicated DAZAIFU TENMANGU which located in KYUSHU Japan.It’s very popular for its wisteria flowers from […]

  • 2021-04-23
  • 2021-04-23

NEZU shrine Azalea festival

‘NEZU shrine Azalea festival’I visited NEZU shrine to see Azalea flowers. It takes 15 minutes by metro from Tokyo station. NEZU shrine was founded around AD100 , dedicated to the SUSANOO deity, the brother of AMATERASU, the highest sun God of SHINTO.It’s protected by TOKUGAWA SHOGUN family in middle age […]

  • 2021-04-22
  • 2021-04-22

SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM everywhere in Japan

‘SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM everywhere’If you visit tourist spots in Japan you will find local flavored soft serve ice creams.I ate soft serve ice cream after 4 hours hike to see cherry blossom in YOSHINO mountain in Nara prefecture. This is the Sakura ( cherry blossom) and vanilla flavors mix […]

>Enjoy Tokyo and Japan as locals do!

Enjoy Tokyo and Japan as locals do!

TOKYO travel TIPS is the site which offers local updated information of Tokyo and Japan. There are many traditional, modern culture , festivals and beautiful nature in Tokyo and Japan. We want to share with travel beginners and repeaters to Tokyo and Japan! Let’s enjoy as locals do!

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