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Teramachi dori

Teramachi dori is one of the older well known streets in Kyoto. Its current image is one of a covered mall stretching from Shijo dori up to Oike dori, and then open air from there up to the old Imperial Palace. It stretches further…

Suzumushi Temple

I visited Suzumushi Temple in Arashiyama, Kyoto in Summer and enjoyed the speech given by the monks there. It was not a large Temple and the grounds were not extensive, but many people were queued up to get inside and the monks prepared tea…

Moe Temple

Moe has been used to advertise many products in Japan. It is said to have created economic value of over YEN 90,000,000 (about $100 million$1 billion) for the economy. Now a novel idea that is not so commercially driven has surfaced,…

Sendai Trip, Matsushima

I took a trip to Sendai last week and visited Matsushima which is said to be one of Japan's three great views along with Miyajima and Amanohashidate. Matsushima is a group of over 200 small, pine tree islands which provide an interesting…