Discover Japan | Shrines & Temples

Shrines and Temples are a key part of the Japanese culture, and the two main religions of Japan. Shrines are the worshiping locations for the Shinto Faith, while Temples are worshiping places for the Buddhist faith. Regardless of where you go in Japan, large city, to small rural village, there will almost always be at least a shrine or a temple. 

There are some shrines and temples in Japan that are renowned for their history, their cultural significance, and stunning architecture. Chances are, if you are going to Japan, it’s one of the many shrines and temples you will be visiting at some stage in your trip. Below you can find a list of some of the most impressive shrines and temples in Japan. 

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