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by / on May 30, 2013 at 10:25 AM / in Kyoto-Fu, Sōraku County

Koishidani Shrine (戀志谷神社) in Minamiyamashiro-mura, Kyoto-fu!

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 […]

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by / on June 21, 2011 at 6:25 PM / in Arashiyama, Kyoto WH, Temples-Shrines, Tenryu-ji, Tenryū-ji, Ukyō-ku

Tenryū-ji Temple in Sagano, Kyoto

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 […]

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