September 3, 2017
Hyogo Daibutsu

Hyogo Daibutsu

Hyogo Daibutsu Nofukuji Temple It was raining the day we went to Kobe but I had to see the Hyogo Daibutsu at Nofukuji Temple. We did […]
August 16, 2017
Nanzoin Temple

Nanzoin Temple and the Largest Reclining Buddha Statue in the World

Nanzoin Temple Nanzoin Temple in Sasaguri, Fukuoka Prefecture is home to the largest reclining Buddha statue, or Daibutsu, in the world. It is made of bronze […]
August 8, 2017
Nara Tokae Lantern Festival

Nara Tokae Lantern Festival 2017

Nara Tokae Lantern Festival Nara Tokae Lantern Festival takes place from August 5th through the 14th in Nara Park. It is part of the Obon period […]
August 8, 2017
Tsukiji Hongan-ji Bon Odori

Tsukiji Hongan-ji Bon Odori 2017

Tsukiji Hongan-ji Bon Odori is a dance and food festival to honor the spirits of ancestors during the month of August. Tsukiji Hongan-ji is a Jodo […]
August 7, 2017

The Great Buddha of Kamakura

The Great Buddha of Kamakura The Great Buddha of Kamakura was the only Daibutsu in Japan that I had yet to visit. It is a giant […]
August 5, 2017
Ushiku Daibutsu from below

Ushiku Daibutsu

Ushiku Daibutsu Today we visited the Ushiku Daibutsu (Giant Buddha statue) in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. It is the tallest bronze statue in the world at […]