Picture Perfect Spots

  • Nyoi-Ji Temple

    The large, well-kept grounds of Nyoi-Ji Temple are covered in various flowers, trees, and wild plants. Its beauty shifts continually from early spring until autumn. You are free to explore within the temple's gates. In spring, around April, about 10,000 bulbs of Mitsuba Tsutsuji, three leaved azalea...

  • Kotohira Jinja Shrine

    Established in 1811, Kotohira Jinja Shrine, attracts people from all over Tango who pray here for business prosperity, scholastic excellence, marriage and more. In the autumn the shrine is decorated with beautifully colored leaves. This is the only shrine in Japan with Komaneko (guardian cats). T...