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Zuiryuji

Zuiryuji

Kerrie Hankinson

Zuiryuji is a magnificent example of early Edo architecture. Modelled on Chinese design, building took 20 years. It reflects the..

Toyama
Oyama Jinja

Oyama Jinja

Kerrie Hankinson

Perched on the top of Tateyama's Oyama Peak is Oyama Jinja, once a flourishing center of Shugendō, the mountain religion o..

Toyama 1
Nunobashi Kanjoue

Nunobashi Kanjoue

Kerrie Hankinson

When the mountain religion Shugendō flourished in this valley, on the middle day of Autumn Equinox, hundreds of women came to ..

Toyama
Oyama Jinja Iwakuraji

Oyama Jinja Iwakuraji

Kerrie Hankinson

Oyama Jinja is located on three separate locations in the hills and mountains of south-east Toyama prefecture. This article focuses..

Toyama