The Yahiko Chrysanthemum Festival is held on the grounds of the picturesque Yahiko Shrine. It is the largest chrysanthemum festival..
Yahiko jinja, also known as Iyahiko-jinja is a Shinto shrine in the village of Yahiko, Nishikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of Echigo Province. Under the pre-World War II Modern system of ranked Shinto Shrines, the shrine was classified as a national shrine of the middle rank. [Wikipedia]
Ryokan style hotel with great sea views close to the wide Teradomari beaches. Fantastic fresh seafood makes for a delicious dinner...
This beautiful park is between 3 - 4 hours train journey from Tokyo on the Joetsu Shinkansen Line. April is definitely the be..
Ryokan-sama was a famous Buddhist monk who made his home in this small hut in the grounds of Kokujoji Temple just outside the beach..
A ~400m long trail traverses the black lava cliffs at the base of Mt. Kakuda on the Sea of Japan. It is a fabulous stage to watch..