After you’ve walked the cherry blossom gardens and had the best sushi of your life, you’re bound to encounter beautiful architecture throughout Japan. From castles and pagodas to Shinto shrines, temples and historic buildings provide a glimpse of Japan’s past and cultural roots, while modern structures highlight forward-thinking technology and global influences. Enjoy a few examples of the eye-catching architecture that Japan has to offer.
1. Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan
2. Sensō-ji, Tokyo, Japan
3. Fushimi Inari, Kyoto, Japan
4. Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto, Japan
5. Yumebutai, Awaji, Japan
6. Byodoin, Uji, Japan
7. Fujiyoshida, Japan
8. Fukuoka Castle, Fukuoka, Japan
9. Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo, Japan
10. Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto, Japan
If you’ve been to Japan, we’d love to see your discoveries in the Trove! If you’re planning on going and need some cool ideas, check out our Popular Attractions of Japan list!