Temples

Buddhism is a popular religion in Japan, and as such, there are a lot of temples found from the very top of the nation, down the most southern of regions. While not every temple a place of note, there are still quite a few temples which you definitely should visit as they offer a unique experience or sight that is just not seen at your average temple.  

Temples in Japan (Ordered by Popularity)

Kinkaku-ji

Kyoto Prefecture

Asakusa Temple Area

Tokyo Prefecture

Kiyomizudera Temple

Kyoto Prefecture

Daibutsu at Kotoku-in

Kotoku-in Temple

Kanagawa Prefecture

Todai-ji Temple

Nara Prefecture

Ginkaku-ji

Kyoto Prefecture

Tofuku-ji Temple

Kyoto Prefecture

Okuno-in Cemetary

Wakayama Prefecture

Yakushi-ji Temple

Nara Prefecture

Ushiku Daibutsu

Ushiku Daibutsu

Ibaraki Prefecture

Jorenji Temple

Joren-ji Temple

Tokyo Prefecture

Nihon-ji temple at Nokogiriyama

Nihon-ji Temple

Chiba Prefecture