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Kodaiji Temple

  Jan 20th, 2011

Kodaiji Temple (高台寺) established in Kyoto in 1606 is a beautiful Temple located near Yasaka Hokanji Temple. I visited Kodaiji in the evening when it was lit up and enjoyed seeing the gardens in a different way to normal.

Standing at the entrance way to Kodaiji

The trees were lit up beautifully at night

The trees were lit up beautifully at night

Walking through the pathways

Walking through the pathways

Gardens of the Temple

Gardens of the Temple

Temple buildings

Temple buildings

Looking through the entrance way

Looking through the entrance way

Nice colors bouncing off the lights here

Nice colors bouncing off the lights here

Reflections in the pool

Reflections in the pool

Temple roof

Temple roof

Watch your step here

Bamboo in the forest

Bamboo in the forest

The bamboo rises up very tall

Looking to the skies

Looking to the skies

A nice stroll out in the cold weather. Perfect Kyoto night

A nice stroll out in the cold weather. Perfect Kyoto night

Lots of people enjoying the night setting

Lots of people enjoying the night setting

Leaving the Temple

Leaving the Temple

The ringing bell

The ringing bell

No shortage of great scenery in Kyoto

No shortage of great scenery in Kyoto

The streets outside are also well lit

The streets outside are also well lit

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