When you walk through the streets of Japan in the early morning, or as the sun sets, you'll likely be greeted by the sweet and pleasant fragrance of incense burning at local temples and shrines. Incense holds a special place in Japanese culture, used at important events such as weddings and ceremonies, and to honor our ancestors at home. In addition, people burn incense to purify the air, and relax the mind and body. Japan has a wide range of popular incense fragrances, such as hinoki cedar, white peach, and jasmine. Check out our range of Japanese incense, and beautiful, traditional incense holders.