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Great starting pint for your visit to the mausoleum of Tokugawa Iemitsu. Visit early to beat the crowds otherwise you won't get a photograph without loads of people in it. Also the light early is incredible here.
So much detail, you can get lost in the stories they tell and forget all about fatigue, whining, and the mischief of the long road.
I always look around for locals when visiting touristy places. This gate was mostly observed by locals, families and solo...More
I have never been so impressed as I have whilst visiting Yōmeimon. This gate and its artful design and architecture is extremely gorgeous and the most intricately constructed gate I have ever seen in my life. It was amazing! It's definitely an incredible sight to...More
The gate you will walk through when you visit the Toshogu shrine. Lucky me, the renovation is completed on the gate and I think it's the most beautiful shrine gates in Japan. Look closer and you can see the work is very detail.
If you don't like crowds, avoid May. There were so many students visiting from all over Japan for their senior ritual excursions. People congregate around the gate before they go up the stairs. There is a power spot but need to ask local store people...More