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Narita International Airport

Narita International Airport 成田国際空港

Tokyo Narita Airport (Photo by: Terence Ong, Wikimedia Commons)


Despite it being 66km east from the center of Tokyo, in Chiba Prefecture, Narita International Airport is the primary international airport serving Tokyo and the areas surrounding it. In recent years, Haneda Airport has been allocated more space for international flights, but the amount of traffic is still small compared to that of Narita International … Read the rest


Nihon-ji 日本寺

Nihon-ji Daibutsu


Nihon-ji is a Buddhist temple that was built in 725 by the Buddhist priest, Gyoki, on the imperial order of Emperor Shomu. The temple was built as a Hosso-sect temple but was later transferred to the Tendai and Shingon sects. During the reign of shogun, Tokugawa Iemitsu, the temple was transffered to the Soto sect and still remains a Soto temple to this day.… Read the rest

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