Vegetarian's Japan Guide

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The Top 10 Places to Visit or Stay in Sakunami Onsen

Besides the famous Akiu Onsen, if you are looking to enjoy a hot spring session in Sendai, Sakunami Onsen (作並温泉) is another great option to consider. Although the hot spring town has less exciting things to see and do, the weakly alkaline onsen is gentle on the skin and is nicknamed the Beauty-Making Onsen (美女づくりの湯)!

Shōfuku-ji – The First Zen Temple in Japan

If you practice zen or meditate regularly, you might be interested in Shōfuku-ji, the first Zen temple in Japan. The temple is also a spot in Hakata that will excite all cat lovers!