Let me begin this post by saying that I have never seen the movie. So, the pictures accompanying this post were taken without any intention of doing any frame by frame comparison. I don’t want my appreciation of more than 1,000 years old temple be clouded by the desire of finding the location where Tom […]Read more "Mt.Sosha’s Engyoji Temple, “The Last Samurai” Movie Location in Japan"
Not all great, treasured temples are situated in Kyoto. The recovering tsunami/earthquake devastated Tohoku Region of Japan offers another reason why you should reconsider visiting the area, that is if you want to admire one of Japan’s ancient mountain temple (Yamadera, also known as “Risshakuji Temple”) and at the same time take a moment to […]Read more "1,015 steps of Yamadera (Risshakuji Temple), Yamagata, Japan"
Two of the temples I was looking forward to visit at Taipei are Confucius Temple and Dalongdong Bao-an Temple, both located at Dalong Street, Datong District. Both temples are seldom visited by tourists in comparison to Longshan Temple of Wanhua District, but can be the most rewarding if you want to admire the Chinese architecture […]Read more "Taipei Confucius Temple and Dalongdong Bao-an Temple"