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]
The Yahiko Chrysanthemum Festival is held on the grounds of the picturesque Yahiko Shrine. It is the largest chrysanthemum festival..
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..