Archive for November 5th, 2012

by / on November 5, 2012 at 5:56 PM / in Kamigyō-ku, Kyōto Gosho, Oikeniwa, Oikeniwa garden, Out Of The Box, Temples-Shrines

OikeNiwa Garden at the Kyoto Imperial Palace!

Japanese gardens are renowned for their simplicity and beauty and the Oikeniwa garden is one such example. It is a landscape garden and features a spacious pond with it’s strolling pathway around the pond. The front shoreline called Suhama is covered with pebbled stones and a path of large unevenly shaped stepping stones leads down to the water’s edge. Various […]

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by / on November 5, 2012 at 11:34 AM / in Kyōto Gosho, Out Of The Box

Kyoto Imperial Palace!

Last week Thursday the 1st day of November the Kyoto Imperial Palace held its annual autumn open door event. It was a fine day and I took the opportunity to go for a visit. I wasn’t the only one with that idea though. The entrance was very busy and more and more groups where arriving in typical Japanese fashion, a […]

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