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Kansai Trip : Golden Temple and Bamboo Forest

January 2nd 2018

Ueda-san, our host in Kyoto prepared miso soup for breakfast. she also allowed us to use the tea, coffee, those Japanese snacks and candies that taste sooo great. 822 more words


Conflagration (炎上)

  • 炎上 (Conflagration), 1/23/11 (Sun), Tokyo

Ichikawa Kon’s 1958 film version of Mishima’s then-recent novel Kinkakuji (The Golden Pavilion), a fictionalization of the notorious incident just a few years earlier when a crazed monk burned down the centuries-old structure. 1,014 more words



Kinkakuji – le site du patrimoine mondial de l’or qui brille avec la nature à chaque saison
Kinkakuji a été établi en 1397 par Ashikaga Yoshimitsu. 95 more words

A temple for every occasion

With Kyoto’s 1600 Buddhist temples, and 400 Shinto shrines to choose from, we narrowed our visit down to some very different standouts.

Temple of gold… 682 more words


Foliage Season in Kyoto – Day 5

We went to Andrew Wyeth exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum last week. Mr. Wyeth lived his whole life between Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and coastal Maine, where he painted prodigiously, of the landscape and a small cast of people, for almost seven decades. 202 more words



Day 7 (29/03/2017)
Purchase one-day bus tour ticket
Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavillion)
Arashiyama Bamboo Forest
Kyoto Imperial Palace
Nishiki Market (Late lunch and early dinner) 1,101 more words


5 Favourite Photography Spots in Kyoto

As a language school student from ARC Academy for roughly around 2 years since I came to Kyoto, I was fortunate and lucky to have quite a lot of free time to spend on. 1,083 more words