Kyoto Explore – Temple, Shirine


If foreigners  ask Japanese ‘What’s your religion?’, most of them may answer, ‘We do not have any religion.’ However, there are many temples and shrines everywhere in Japan. Actually, we follow mainly Buddhism, or Shinto. (There is more different kinds of religion, but those two are top 3 biggest religions in Japan.)

‘What is the difference between Buddhism and Shinto?’

Buddhism – is originated in India, where spread through most of Asia, and which are a variety of traditions, beliefs, and spiritual practices.

Shinto – is an ethnic religion of Japan. It focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between present-day Japan and its ancient past.

There are famous shrines temples and Shrines below:

Fushimi Inari Jinjya(伏見稲荷神社)

Fushimi Inari (Shito) @ Kyoto- is good luck for Prosperous Business, Wellーbeing of family, Wellーbeing of family, Traffic Safety.


Kiyomizu Temple(清水寺)

Kiyomizu Temple (Buddhism) @Kyoto – is registered by World Heritage.



Ginkakuji (Shinto) @Kyoto – is registered by World Heritage.



Kinkakuji (Shinto) @Kyoto – is registered by World Heritage.

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