• January 10, 2018

    Zuiryuji Temple

    Located in the small town of Takaoka, Zuiryuji Temple is a registered National Treasure. Completed in 1659 in dedication to Maeda Toshinaga, the temple belongs to the Soto Zen Buddhist tradition with...
  • February 15, 2018

    Gujo Hachiman

    Gujo Hachiman, a gem nestled in Japan’s Gifu Prefecture, renowned for its crystal-clear waterways and traditional dance festivals. Established in the 16th century and built around Hachiman Castle, th...
  • May 18, 2014

    Jigokudani Monkey Area: International ATM

    If you are at the Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Kanbayashi area, or Shibu Onsen area, there is no ATM around that accepts international bank cards. You'll have to travel back to Yudanaka to get access ...