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The Shrines - Kyoto : Day 7

Since Kyoto was the capital of Japan from year 794 to 1868, and mostly were emperor’s residence, they have so many beautiful castle and temples for us to visit in this modern era. 728 more words


Torii Party

After checking in to our ryokan late on Friday night, we got up early on Saturday morning with a jam-packed itinerary. Breakfast from the konbini, we crossed the river to the subway, and headed south full of anticipation. 132 more words


Taro Inari Shrine - Iriya

During the Edo period after the end of the Civil Wars one of the ways that peace was kept was to have the ruling provincial lords to live close together in the capital where the Shogun could keep an eye on them. 292 more words


Kyoto Inari Shrine

August 2012, the baking Japan summer heat. My friend and I decided to go and visit one of Kyoto’s most famous shrines: the Fushimi Inari Shrine. 110 more words


My Torii at Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine

This is the torii that my friend very kindly offered on my behalf when she was at Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine during a business trip to Kyoto (I wrote about this earlier… 51 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Inari Salad Pockets

Easy way to serve salad, and convenient too, no utensil needed.

1 cup chopped lettuce
¼ cup chopped tomato
2 tablespoon chopped cucumber
5 inari pockets (frie tofu pouch) 10 more words


Bamboo Research

Research into the local use of bamboo begins with a visit to a nearby bamboo furniture shop.