I’m starting to lose count of how many times I’ve visited Kyoto. In early February a few friends and I went to Kyoto for the weekend. One of the places we went to was the ...
More than 700 years old, covered in gold leaf with inlaid crystal eyes, this 1000 armed statue is currently sitting at the Tokyo National Museum.
Torii gates mark the boundary between this world and a sacred place. This massive torii leads to Atsuta-jingu in Nagoya.
The size of this mask was amazing. Situated in a shinto-buddhist temple where people pray for success in love, this month's photo of the month has an interesting history.
The lotus flower is deeply rooted in buddhism. A large portion of Japanese people follow buddhism, and this month's photo comes from a water garden outside a temple in a historic Japanese town.
One of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan, during every summer Korakuen Garden is lit up at night. Amongst the amazing scenery, Okayama Castle can be seen in the distance.
Awa Odori dance festival in Tokushima, Shikoku is the largest dance festival in Japan (and one of the most famous). It is held in summer during the Obon Festival, attended by over 1 million visitors.
A High Dynamic Range composite photo of an amazingly picturesque river gorge, in the Nagano Alps of central Japan is the Photo Of The Month for July. Taken on a break from the summer heat ...
The second Japan Photo Of The Month post contains two photos. Being spring in Japan, it was a great time to get out and about, seeing some traditional shrines and statues in the area.
Golden Week in Japan is a time of many national holidays. This inaugural photo for the Japan Photo of the Month series is of the Koinobori (鯉幟), carp (fish) streamer flown on 5 May for ...