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Seven Historic Pilgrimages Throughout Japan

Discover Japan’s lush nature and vivid spirituality, while traversing these historic pilgrimage routes.

Whether learning about Japan’s rich spiritual backdrop, retracing post towns of the shipping routes that moved capitals, Japan is home to an array of historic trails that allow travellers to immerse themselves in Japan’s vast nature, and rich cultural heritage. These days, pilgrimages are not just reserved for worshippers; those of all backgrounds and denominations are can take part of these journeys, so long as they are respectful when visiting the various temples. Read on to learn more about some of the historic routes that modern-day pilgrims can explore.

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