Kobe Seishin Oriental Hotel
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... particularly the older generations embrace both Buddhism and the ancient Shinto religion. Buddhism deals with the past and Shinto, the present and future. She went on to explain the differences in the worship and the times they use both. She certainly made it very interesting and at times humorous like she said that on about December 24th they all become Christian so to reap the benefits of the Christmas spirit and the children get gifts from Santa Claus. ...
Osaka was our base for the middle of our Japan trip. We had a great room through air bnb, the full Japan style sleep on mats on the floor (old school) it was great! The city was full of temples and shrines which we managed to visit a few including the Osaka castle, we also may have found the inspiration for the "teenage mutant ninja turtles" at a Buddhist temple! Our ...
... With multiple moats, gardens and a large keep, it's one of the best free things we've seen in a while. Several caffeine top-ups are required to boost energy levels to get us home following a long day on our feet. Our second day in Osaka takes us on a walking tour from our area in Momodani to Kita in the North by foot. On our way, we walk through a school area. Some 7yr old boys started following us and naturally showing off to get Sharon's attention ...
... Japan. To go to the temple you walk alongside skyscrapers and rush hour traffic, then you enter this ancient majestic peaceful place. The smell of incense sticks fills up the air as you wash your hands before entering the main part of the premises. Exploring all the different buildings and there meaning was fun but also left a lot of open questions. I really have to do some reading about Buddhism. In the main hall (kondo) we even got to see monks praying. They sat in ...
... br> in population and cuisine. During the Second
World War, Kobe was bombed in 1945 losing 8800 of its
citizens. Then in January 1995 it was
hit with an earthquake measuring 7.2 causing over 40,000 casualties. It decimated the port which has since been
rebuilt. A special area of the damage
has been preserved and serves as a memorial to the event. We explored the area named Harborland, only
to discover it was the ...