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Mount Shosha Engyoji Temple

Mount Shosha (書写 山) is home to the Engyoji Temple 円 教 寺, a temple that is more than 1000 years old. Shosha is located just outside of Himeji city, and it's all the effort to get there - first by bus, then by ropeway. Yes, the mountain is only accessible via th

Travel Around the World Without Leaving Japan

 A nursing home for the elderly & the handicapped sits adjacent to a run down replica of the Great Wall of China. Welcome to Taiyo Park.  Located in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Taiyo Park is an expansive park of replicas of famous architecture and statues f