Going to Kinkaku-ji recently in late spring was a feast for the eyes. Although the cherry blossom season was running at its end, there was still beauty in the landscape. After arriving at the parking grounds (huge) we followed the many visitors towards the temple. We entered a walk way bordered of with trees and on our left was a Continue reading «Kinkaku-ji, The Golden temple in Kyoto!»Read more ›
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Although it was winter when we visited the garden, it was obvious that a warmer climate, such as spring or autumn, would have been a better time to visit. Nonetheless, it was a beautiful and peaceful garden with small nooks and crannies from which to enjoy the calm and serenity of the moment. One can almost imagine what it was Continue reading «Sanbō-in Garden»Read more ›
Shimogamo Shrine, called Shimogamo-jinja in Japanese, is the common name of an important Shinto sanctuary in the Shimogamo district of Kyoto city’s Sakyō ward. Its formal name is Kamo-mioya-jinja. It is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan and is one of the seventeen Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Continue reading «Shimogamo Shrine»Read more ›