Japanese monks at the Zenkoji Buddhist temple in Nagano. Many temples across Japan are said to be considering opening their doors to holidaymakers with the government loosening laws on private accommodation. Photo: AFP

Japanese company Waka to launch Buddhist temple-stay website as spiritual answer to Airbnb

Spokeswoman says it could help people experience daily life in the religious venues, and raise much-needed funds for them

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Japanese monks at the Zenkoji Buddhist temple in Nagano. Many temples across Japan are said to be considering opening their doors to holidaymakers with the government loosening laws on private accommodation. Photo: AFP
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