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Kanda Myojin Shrine in Japan – blessed electronics and manga wishes.

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A large and famous Shinto shrine in the Kanda/Ochanomizu area, the Kanda Myojin shrine is home to the Kanda festival which is one of the three biggest in Tokyo, Japan. Originally built in 730ad, the shrine has since been moved and rebuilt multiple times, although it did survive the bombing of WW2, unlike many other […]

Senso-ji Temple in Japan: The Ins and Outs of Tokyo’s Oldest Temple

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The Senso-ji Temple of Asakusa, a temple particularly appreciated by Japanese people is dedicated to the Kannon Buddhist goddess. The latter, a bodhisattva (being who has attained the state of enlightenment but chose to defer their buddha status) is very popular in Japan because she embodies compassion. This explains the number of regular visitors to […]