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The Temples Of Kansai – Japan Photo Essay

The Kansai region in Japan is packed full of old temples, shrines, pagodas and so on. It makes for one of the most cultural areas you can see in the country, with Kyoto being the jewel in the crown.

I personally spent several weeks in Osaka to see the area on day trips and wrote an in-depth guide on day trips in Kansai if you’re interested in more ideas for the area.

Nara nearby also has some great temples, but my personal favourite area was  Koyasan up in the mountains. Such a beautiful and serene place.

Here’s a photo journal of temples and shrines of these 3 places in Kansai. A must see on any visit to Japan –


Temples and Shrines in Kansai


Koyasan

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Kyoto

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Nara

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Go and see the cultural heartland of Japan in Kansai.

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4 thoughts on “The Temples Of Kansai – Japan Photo Essay”

  1. Golden Triangle Tour with Goa       

    very inspiring temple. it have so much spirituality. this place is looking awesome and nature is growing these temples beauty.
    Amazing photos

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