Visiting Zenkō-ji Temple + Nagano Photo Diary 2015

Visiting Zenkō-ji Temple, Nagano, Japan Visiting Zenkō-ji Temple, Nagano, Japan Visiting Zenkō-ji Temple, Nagano, Japan

Due to the long cross-country journey we had to make to get from Fujikawaguchiko to Shirakawa-gō, James and I decided to stop overnight in the sleepy inland city of Nagano. Nestled in the mountain ranges of the Northern Alps, Nagano has long been a place of pilgrimage. Its most famous temple, the Zenkō-ji Temple, is situated in a prominent position to the north of the city and draws more than four million visitors each year. Continue reading “Visiting Zenkō-ji Temple + Nagano Photo Diary 2015”