Ryoanji Temple Kyoto

Ryoanji Temple Kyoto

Ryoanji Temple is a temple established by the Muromachi period, Hosokawa Katsumoto. The famous Karesansui Garden has a simple structure and leaves the historical backdrop of the time when Zen culture flourished at that time.When Queen Elizabeth of England came…

Gion Matsuri – Kyoto

Gion Matsuri – Kyoto

The Gion Festival is one of the three major festivals in Kyoto, and began in the 9th century to stop the series of ranging diseases.This festival spanning the month of July every year, the magnificent gorgeous Yamahoko decorated with accessories…

Arashiyama – Kyoto

Arashiyama – Kyoto

Arashiyama, also known as Sagano ‘s name, is one of the historic tourist destinations in the suburbs of Kyoto.Togetsu Bridge, where you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the calm Arashiyama, is the main sight of this scenic spot,…

Horyu-ji Temple – Nara

Horyu-ji Temple – Nara

Horyuji is a treasure trove of cultural properties.Not only was Horyuji itself as a temple designated as a World Cultural Heritage in December 1993, but of the 125 buildings built within the precincts, 17 national treasures and 35 important cultural…

Sanjusangendo – Kyoto

Sanjusangendo – Kyoto

The official name is “Renge Ouin”, the Originally is the imperial villa of Goshirakawa Emperor after reigning the country in late Heian. The main temple (designated as a national treasure) extending long in the north and south looking to the…

Eikando Zenrinji Temple – Kyoto

Eikando Zenrinji Temple – Kyoto

Eikan-do Zenrin-ji Temple is located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, and the fantastic sight that autumn leaves wrap the two-storied pagoda is a must-see.  Many tourists visit this temple from all over the country, especially during the autumn…

Nara Park

Nara Park

Nara Park spans a vast area of 660 hectares and includes Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, which holds valuable historical cultural heritage, National Museum, which is a cultural facility for preservation, Shosoin, etc. And the rich green natural…

Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion)  – Kyoto

Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) – Kyoto

Kinkakuji is a temple of Rinzai sect in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, which is registered as a cultural property constituting the “cultural heritage of ancient Kyoto” in the UNESCO World Heritage List.Kinkakuji was constructed in 1397 by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu who…

Todaiji Temple – Nara

Todaiji Temple – Nara

1998 It was registered as a World cultural heritage as one of the cultural assets of ancient Nara.Todaiji is a temple in Nara city and is famous for the Great Buddha of Nara.The Great Buddha of Nara is a feature…

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine – Kyoto

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine – Kyoto

For Japanese people, Inari Shrine which is called “Oinarisan” is a familiar shrine. There are about 30 thousand Inari shrines throughout the country, it is familiar with people regardless of age or sex. Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto is the…

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