by / on December 11, 2017 at 7:06 PM / in Autumn-Momiji, Kita-ku, Matsuri-Festival, Temples-Shrines

Iwato-ochiba-jinja and the Fallen Golden Yellow Gingko Trees Leafs in Kyoto.

Iwato-ochiba-jinja, an unspoiled spot in Kyoto: In late November, I ventured out to the north of Kyoto, deep in the mountains of Kitayama to visit the Iwato-ochiba-jinja (岩戸落葉神社). This more than 1.000-year-old Shinto shrine is famous for its golden yellow colored ginkgo leafs. It’s not so easily accessible which means not so many people and lots of time to enjoy […]

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