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Japan 2017: Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto

Kiyomizudera (清水寺, literally “Pure Water Temple”) is one of the most celebrated temples of Japan. It was founded in 780 on the site of the Otowa Waterfall in the wooded hills east of Kyoto and derives its name from the fall’s pure waters. 191 more words

Lifestyle

The Small-time Jet-setter Chronicles: Finding Bushido, Memories of Kyoto

Kyoto is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever been to, with its fusion of modern and traditional Japanese architectures. As a former capital of Japan, it seems Kyoto is where the heart of Japanese culture resides. 942 more words

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4 days in Kyoto

If Tokyo is the busy and trendy Japan destination, Kyoto is the beautiful more traditional one. Kyoto has countless shrines, Geishas walk in the street like you would walk to a grocery shop, ryokans are the recommended accommodation type to stay at – this is where you will have a taste of Japanese traditions. 991 more words

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Kyoto 2017 - Day 3

Links: Day 0 | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5

Locations:

  • Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺)
  • Chion-in (知恩院)
  • Shoren-in Monzeki Temple (青蓮院)
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The Evening Post: Seeing Kyoto Japan Temples And A Starbucks

Sometimes I will post things made from my social media friends.  Here is a video you should check out!  The YouTube channel Living Blissed features someone who used to live in Alabama named Abbey but now lives in Japan.  32 more words

The Evening Post Stuff

Ninenza

“Traditional shopping”

Ninenza is a shopping area that surrounds Kiyomizu-dera. There are several types of shops that are repeated periodically is various areas with slight differences. 143 more words

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