Myoshinji Autumn Colors
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Myoshinji Autumn Colors

A quiet walk through the grounds of Myoshinji Temple in Kyoto looking at the Autumn…

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Playing at the Temple
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Playing at the Temple

These children were enjoying themselves at the local temple. On a warm spring day it…

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Plum Blossoms
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Plum Blossoms

Some very nice plum blossoms our in Kyoto ahead of the more famous sakura season…

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New Years Day 2013
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New Years Day 2013

Eikando in Autumn
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Eikando in Autumn

Wanting to take some photos of the Autumn colors, I visited Nanzenji and Eikando at…

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Summer Cool, Izumo Taisha
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Summer Cool, Izumo Taisha

Teramachi dori
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Teramachi dori

Teramachi dori is one of the older well known streets in Kyoto. Its current image…

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Peaceful Nanzenji
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Peaceful Nanzenji

Sanmon at Nanzenji
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Sanmon at Nanzenji

Standing at the base of the Sanmon at Nanzenji Temple admiring the color and grain…

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Aqueduct at Nanzenji Temple
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Aqueduct at Nanzenji Temple

The aqueduct seen here brings water down from Lake Biwa and was constructed during the…

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Kinkakuji
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Kinkakuji

Yesterday I visited Kinkakuji after the rain from the typhoon. The pond was a bit…

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Nata Tera Temple
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Nata Tera Temple

Nata tera Temple was founded in the first year of the Nara Period, 717. It…

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Ninnaji Temple
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Ninnaji Temple

Ninnaji (仁和寺) is a temple in Kyoto listed as a World Heritage Site. It is…

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Daitokuji Temple
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Daitokuji Temple

Daitokuji Temple is located in the North part of Kyoto City near Kinkakuji and was…

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Temple Mail in Teramachi
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Temple Mail in Teramachi

Thought it was interesting to see the postman rush down on his bike through the…

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Ishiyama Temple
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Ishiyama Temple

Ishiyama Temple (石山寺) in Shiga Prefecture, said to have been constructed around 762, is the…

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Yutenji
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Yutenji

Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture
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Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture

Last year at the end of summer I visited to Suzumushi Temple in Arashiyama, Kyoto…

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Hoshi Matsuri
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Hoshi Matsuri

Kisaragi and Setsubun
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Kisaragi and Setsubun

The month of February used to be called Kisaragi in Japan. February was the second…

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Suzumushi Temple
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Suzumushi Temple

I visited Suzumushi Temple in Arashiyama, Kyoto in Summer and enjoyed the speech given by…

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Kodaiji Temple
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Kodaiji Temple

Kodaiji Temple (高台寺) established in Kyoto in 1606 is a beautiful Temple located near Yasaka…

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Dazaifu Tenmangu
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Dazaifu Tenmangu

Dazaifu Tenmangu is a Shrine built over the grave of Michizane Sugawara, also known as…

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Eiheiji Temple
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Eiheiji Temple

Eiheiji Temple, located in Fukui-ken, was founded over 800 years ago, although the temple was…

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Jishu Shrine, Kyoto
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Jishu Shrine, Kyoto

Jishu Shrine is located in the Kiyomizu Temple area of Kyoto. It is a Shrine…

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Ryoanji Temple
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Ryoanji Temple

There are 2 sets of gardens at Ryoanji Temple, the dry rock garden and the…

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