Shirakawa, Japan

Shirakawa, Japan - 19 Truly Charming Places To See Before You Die // Shirakawa is known for it’s triangle-shaped houses, a style known as gassho, where the roofs resemble hands folded in prayer (the slope helps snow slide down more easily).

Iwayado, Aichi, Japan #AutumnLeaves

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Lanterns at Yasukuni shrine, Tokyo, Japan

Lanterns at Yasukuni shrine, Tokyo, Japan.It is a lantern for every spirits of the heroic dead who protected our country and died. Yasukuni shrine is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

100 Jizo statues in Nikko, Japan

Sounds like an interesting place - 100 Jizo statues in Nikko, Japan Red scarves in remembrance of babies gone too early- the jizo looks after those mizuko (water spirits)

Hidden Temple, Japan | A1 Pictures

Travel Inspiration for Japan - Meiji Shrine, located in Shibuya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken.