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Kyoto Day 4: Temples, Shrines, and Food

Kyoto Day 4: Temples, Shrine, and Food!

Destination: Fushimi-Inari (伏見稲荷大社) & Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), Kuromon Ichiba Market 1,099 more words


To take the plunge

Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto, Japan [清水寺, 京都]

清水の舞台から飛び降りる   “Do you have the courage to jump from the dancing stage of Kiyomizu?”  This refers to an old Edo tradition that if one were to survive the jump from the stage, one’s wish would be granted.  This is now banned.


Day 7- Fushimi inari, Kiyomizu dera

Day 7 was my first full free day! Needless to say, I was pretty excited about it. That day I planned on exploring around some of Kyoto’s most famous areas- Fushimi inari, Kiyomizu dera and Gion with my roommates. 875 more words

Japan 2017 - Day 5

Day 5: Intro to Kyoto (京都)
Although Shinjuku station is so massive and seems to be the central transportation hub, the shinkansens (bullet trains) do not stop there. 768 more words


Kyoto - City of Solitude

Kyoto is Japan’s City of Solitude where old traditions heavily cling on to the unstoppable blocks of modernity. It gives you both the best of the past and present worlds, a testament that there is no need to sacrifice art and culture in order to embrace modern society. 251 more words



Taken at Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto, Japan.
February 13, 2016
Using Fujifilm XA2

Those girls wear beautiful Japanese traditional clothes. Aren’t they cute?


Kyoto - Welcome to Japan

Part 5

Kyoto was once served as the capital city.  Due to such significance in Japanese history and its value with countless temples, shrines, and historical structures, Kyoto was removed from the list of target cities during World War 2. 220 more words