Entries Tagged as 'Arashiyama'

月曜日, 1月 9th, 2012

Kyoto Arashiyama tourist guide

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Kyoto Arashiyama tourist guide

Kyoto is one of the most famous tourist spots in Japan. There is an area called Rakusei, which is an area where a lot of world heritage is preserved and collected. Kinkaku temple, Arashiyama, Katsurarikyu, and Takao are some of the most famouse attractions, which draw both Japanese and foreign tourists year round..
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金曜日, 12月 23rd, 2011

Saihouji (Kokedera)

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Saihouji (Kokedera)

The Saihouji, which can be defined as a Buddhist pure land temple, is called Kokedera. Within the precincts of the temple there have been reports of over 100 different kinds of moss hanging moss. The green moss that is used in the garden further enhances the beauty of nature.

To pray at the Saihouji a reservation [...]

日曜日, 12月 12th, 2010

Kyoto, the city of Japanese traditions and culture Part3

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Kyoto, the city of Japanese traditions and culture Part3

I was free until the time to visit Katsura Imperial Villa.I left my luggage at Kyoto Station and headed for Arashiyama.It took a little less than 30 minutes to get to Arashiyama using JR San’in (Sagano) Line.
I got off at Saga Arashiyama Station.

At Saga Arashiyama Station, visitors may sometimes see trolley trains coming and [...]