A warm sunny day in Kyoto made a great backdrop to these photos which include some Temples, Kimono, Yukata, and the general peaceful nature of Kyoto. A great place to visit.
This author has not added a biography. Meanwhile Shibuya246 has contributed 766 posts.
to view them.
Ditto Kinneyrick. These are some beautiful pics.
Thank you. Appreciate the comments. I am ready for another trip already and I only got back 2 weeks ago
These images are just fantastic, I sooooooo wish I could be there, but sadly I can't.
Awesome photos, I want to reach through my screen and be there:) Btw did you take any photos of Kiminoboxs movie making? It seems like you have it all over there. I need to fit in this equation somewhere. When you go back don't forget to take Rilakkuma with you, he'd probably have a great time also.
I have quite a few pictures of http://kimonobox.com 's movie making, yes. Eigamura was a great day out.
Great pictures. I went there about 10 years ago. I barely remember things around Kyoto. But the pictures make me want to visit there again. Pretty neat!
Good to hear from you. The pictures are drawing me back there as well
Thanks, sakura season is really nice in Kyoto too. I will be posting more Feature Photo articles in the coming weeks in addition to regular posts.
I LOVE these photos!
I'm not kidding, these are some the best images of Japan that I've seen in some time. I feel like I've been to Kyoto now…
Thank you for your comments here and on http://japansoc.com . It was a really wonderful day out and the walk around Kiyomizudera was so easy. Kyoto is a good place to visit any time.
A beautiful set, well done – I'm especially taken with the photo of the older couple walking together through the grounds.
BTW, the chap in white with the kanji on his back is a pilgrim. The red stamps are the seals of the temples he has toured, and the kanji in black says "namu daishi henjo kongo" – which is a homage to Kobo Daishi (Kukai) who founded the Tendai sect of buddhism.
Thanks. I have one from front on. The lady is not so old but the gentleman is . Thanks also for info on Tendai sect buddhism pigrim. Interesting.
It's beautiful. I never go to kyoto ,so thank you for these photos. ^O^
hope I can go there someday..
Hope you get a chance to go to Kyoto some time soon
Nice photo tour of Kiyomizu.
The guy pulling the rickshaw looks like his job keeps him in great shape. I might need to change jobs for awhile to get back into fighting form.
It was a hot day and I'm sure he has lost a few kilos doing this job. The girls thought it was great that someone wanted their photo. B)
gorgeous photos! I love these places
Really appreciate the comments. It took a while to get this photo set together, but I enjoy looking back at them again myself.
Nice job man. I felt like I was there!
good to here. Are you still in Australia?
yeah, still in Oz. the GFC is preventing me from returning to the land of the rising sun as rapidly as i was expecting.
such a good work, man ( : I love this blog and my dream is going to Japan someday. Can you follow me at twitter? https://twitter.com/mattcholas Very good work
Glad you liked it. I just followed you on Twitter now.
I loved Kiyomizudera when I was there in 2006. I was lost on the way and a nice girl walked with me over there. I'm still in touch with her today.
Thanks for showing those pictures! They are bringing back a lot of memories of my trip to Japan.
The day may be over but the memories linger on for ever. Nice to look back on scenes like this. Thanks
Really those pictures are just amazing. Unbelieveable set. I would really like to be there right now, looks amazing the place. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful set of pictures with us.
You’re most welcome. This picture set has encouraged me to go visit some more places in Japan and bring back images for everyone
Thanks for these great photos Shibuya, totally ace. I love the higgeldy-piggeldy of Kyoto with it’s quaint little streets and beautiful awe-inspiring temples on the hillside. Looks like you had a cracking time!
The winding streets and mountain setting make it a real treat. thanks
#15 is on a pilgrimage.
thanks for this info
Beautiful!I've visited only Tokyo for now…But in future,I'll definitely visit Kyoto too!
Thanks for pictures!:)
You're welcome. Glad you liked them
These are really amazing photos!
I’ve been to Kyoto once. Looking at these photos really makes me want to go there one more time ^^
I am ready for another trip myself
Beautiful photos. They confirm my belief that Kyoto is one of the most photogenic cities in the world.
wow!…ponyo dolls is very very cute!…i love it!
Stumbled across this courtesy of a link in Twitter. I love these images. Reminds me of my trip there in May with my fiance’. It all seems so surreal now…
As for the gentleman in the white in picture #15, I’ve seen similar markings on books and scrolls for people who try to travel to all of the major temples in Japan. Like stamps on a passport, I suppose. I’m not sure if he’s leading a tour group or maybe he’s on a pilgrimage?
Thanks for the lovely images of Kiyomizudera. I spent my last day in Kyoto there, and loved ever second if it.
About picture #15, I agree with Helen. He is wearing a pilgrim vest. The writing on his back says “Namu Daishi Henjo Kongo” which is a mantra for the Shingon Sect, expressing his dedication to the Sect founder Kobo Daishi (Kukai). I think he is on his tour of the 33 Kannon (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva) temples in the Kinki region (Saigoku Sanjusansho). Kiyomizu-dera is one of them (No. 16).
Thanks for this info. Good of you to share with everyone
Lived in Kyoto for two years after a brief vacation the year before. This was in mid 70’s. I fell in love with this city. My memories of hikes in the northern hills and living as a poor student would are forever with me. In my heart it is my home away from home. I am now in Hillsboro, Oregon, about 20 miles east of Portland. The photos, wonderful, wonderful, the images brought back flashbacks. Thank you for catching what you saw and taking me back briefly.
Thanks for your comment. I enjoyed the day out here and myself have enjoyed looking back on the photos many times. Some people say Kyoto is not a photogenic city, but photos of Kyoto always seem to capture the essence of Japan. Always enjoyable to reflect on good memories.
Picture 19, name of the restaurant: “Oblio”, in italian it means “oblivion”.
The service is either so good it makes you forget the world, or it’s just good advice
It’s good to go back to interesting articles, well done again!
[…] the 5:30pm we leaved Kiyomizu-dera and (again on foot) we returned in the JR Central Station zone to try the panorama of Kyoto Tower […]