Today, together with my hiking friends we went to Okawara along the Kizu River in Sōraku-gun, Kyoto prefecture. We went to the Koishidani Shrine (戀志谷神社) and enjoyed the splendid view of the mountain across from us. It was a fine day, we sat in the shade and enjoyed a cool breeze. Outside of that we tasted some sake from Tottori […]Read more ›
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Tenryū-ji Temple is in the middle of Sagano/Arashiyama which is one of the most popular areas among visitors to Kyoto. The Tenryū-ji Temple , a Zen Buddhist temple, has an excellent Chisen-Kaiyu-Shiki (pond-stroll) garden that was laid out by a garden designer of genius, Muso Soseki (Muso Kokushi, or the Most Reverend Priest Muso, 1275-1351). Sogen-chi pond and Ishigumi (arranged rocks) in […]Read more ›