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1 Day in Kyoto - The Top 5 Must Sees

Kyoto is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever laid eyes on, and of course you would need at least a few days to soak in the culture, food, architecture and unique sights. 1,032 more words


Golden pavilion

My friend Shin took this picture.

It is of the golden pavilion which is one of the famous tourist spots in Kyoto.

Yoshimitsu Ashikaga, the 3rd shogun of Muromachi bakufu, built it in 1398. 30 more words


#187 Gardener

Today’s inspiration comes courtesy of the letter “G” and the 26 Weeks Letter Challenge run by Let there be Peace on Earth. Check it out and take part! 12 more words

Collaborative Blogging

Day tour in Kyoto

I first visited Kyoto on February 2015 to experience the old Japan. So I planned a day tour in the city to see the thousand torii gates in Fushimi Inari, the Arashiyama bamboo forest, the Kinkakunji Golden Pavilion, and spotting of Geishas in Gion street. 608 more words


Introduction finale

Deux mois très exactement après mon retour du japon, comment commencer un article qu’on n’a pas envie d’écrire ? Pas que je me sois lassée de vous raconter le Japon, il y a encore tellement à dire ! 1,800 more words


Best of Kyoto in 4 days

Kyoto is the city of Japan that has the most charm for visitors thanks to the many temples, castles and other historical sites. There are a few main must-see temples but in total there are too many you can see in a trip. 3,128 more words


Temples in Japan...

Buddhist temples are apparently everywhere in Japan but we only got to see a few of them up-close. If I ever get the chance to come back, I’ll surely check the other ones out. 235 more words