Kenroku-en Garden, Kanazawa. ©
Chubu, Kanazawa, Parks and Gardens

Kenroku-en Garden

Kenroku-en (兼六園) is a beautiful Japanese Garden located in the city of Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture. It is considered one of Japans most beautiful gardens and it is part of the “Three Great Gardens of Japan”. Kenroku-en is known for being beautiful through all seasons, hence it’s open year-round. The gardens most famous sight might …

Matsuchiyama Shoden Temple, Asakusa, Tokyo. ©
Temples and Shrines, Tokyo

Matsuchiyama Shoten Temple

Matsuchiyama Shoten is a buddhist temple, located near the Sumida River in Asakusa, Tokyo. The temple is a part of the larger Senso-ji temple which it is located nearby. It is however believed to predate Senso-ji by around 50 years. Matsuchiyama Shoten is famous for something a little unusual, namely it’s many pictures and carvings …