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Japan Trip 2015 (Day 2)

Day 2
Kyoto Station. Kiyumizu-dera Temple. Nishiki Market. Kinkakuji Temple. Togetsukyo Bridge. Bamboo Grove.

Today, armed with our most comfortable shoes, convenience store bought breakfast, Google Maps and pocket wi-fi, we were ready to conquer Kyoto. 1,535 more words

Japanese Food

金閣寺 - The Golden Pavilion

On our second day in Kyoto, my friend and I decided to rent bikes near the station for 1000 yen (less than $10) and go exploring around the mountainside.   157 more words


Kinkaku-ji (the Golden Pavilion), Arashiyama, and Geishas

After our coffee break, Sally and I were ready to continue touring!  Next up: Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Pavillion.  We joined the hundreds (thousands? millions? it was a big number) of tourists admiring the Buddhist temple, and I learned that it was burned down in 1950 by a novice monk who was mentally unstable and obsessed with the site.   536 more words


Kyoto [2015.03.28-2015.03.29]


Check-out kurang lebih jam 7 pagi, dan karena resepsionis belum buka (bukanya jam 8 kalau tidak salah) jadi kunci kamarnya di- 1,363 more words


8 Days of Adventure

I just spent 8 days in a row exploring the city of Kyoto, hitting many different attractions, like famous temples and shrines, and wandering the streets of Kyoto’s major business and entertainment districts. 205 more words


From Kyoto To Osaka | Von Kyoto nach Osaka

Our time in Kyoto was nearly over. Today we wanted to go to Osaka. But before we got the train, we had one last stop in Kyoto: the Golden Pavilion (Kinkakuji). 1,322 more words

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