Culture and Tradition

Meiji Jingu (Meiji Shrine)

Meiji Jingu (Meiji Shrine)

Tokyo’s most famous Shinto shrine, dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken

Tokyo National Museum

Tokyo National Museum

Sitting in Ueno Park is the Tokyo National Museum, the oldest national museum in Japan. Inside, you’ll find thousands of precious artifacts.

Sensoji Temple

Sensoji Temple

The oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo, Sensoji Temple is a must-see for any first-time visitor.

Kenninji

Kenninji Temple

Kenninji is the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto, founded in 1202 by Yousai, the guy who brought Zen and the concept of drinking tea to Japan.