Category History

Japanese Castles

Himeji Castle

Japanese castles, also known as “shiro,” are an iconic symbol of Japan’s rich cultural heritage. These castles were built during…

Prince Shōtoku

Prince Shotoku with Two Princes by Kano Osanobu

Prince Shōtoku was a legendary figure in Japanese history, known for his contributions to the development of Buddhism in Japan…

Nara Period

Nara Todaiji Temple

The Nara period, which spanned from 710 to 794 AD, is considered one of the most significant eras in Japanese…