photo album thus far, I realized that I forgot to post on another of our Kyoto adventures! Silly Lizz. It's the last of the Kyoto trip photos I will post - I promise. I thought that some of the images were so beautiful, I could not neglect them. The last Shinto shrine we visited in Kyoto is...

I visited Kyoto, where I was greeted by the well-known kimono expert Kazuko Hattori, a member of the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and founder of the 50-year-old school Kazuko Hattori Kimono Institute. We toured the Tonichi showroom, a 150-year-old wholesaler of kimonos and kimono fabrics,...

I spent the morning visiting Gosho Palace, the old imperial palace of Kyoto which I will spare you pictures of. Truthfully I did not find the architecture that special in comparison to some of the other amazing places we visited! I took the opportunity to spend my last free time in Kyoto...

KYOTO, guests and patrons will be rewarded an intricately detailed package of Wakuden original soybean paste, a key ingredient commonly found in Miso soup and other delicacies. Known for their traditional cuisine, locals and visitors alike all flock to Wakuden whenever they find themselves in...

in its Nagoya and Kyoto stores early next month. An indigo-dye craftsman will conduct a demonstration and interactive session where participants can also experience the natural-dyeing process for themselves. An additional workshop will also be conducted expounding the process of silk-screen...

Another of our adventures in Kyoto was to a spot more popular but definitely as majestic and beautiful - a temple called the Rokuon-Ji or the Kinkaku-ji Temple. It's well-known for it's Golden Pavillion. The sacred spot was built in the 1200s for petes sake! Holy antique. Like everything else...

The ryokan was located in the Higashiyama district of Gion in Kyoto and positioned near many religious sites including the Kiyomizu Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site and amazing architectural feat (it was constructed without a use of a single nail). The experience was definitely a...

We had three wonderful days to experience Kyoto, and I took over 200 pictures... yikes! So much beauty, I had to attempt to capture as much of it as I could. I'll have to split up the Kyoto trip into a few separate blog posts. But it'll be fun, I promise. To get to Kyoto, we took the...

Well Jellies, in Kyoto I was lucky enough to visit the internationally famous Rock Garden of Ryoanji Temple, and it was a far cry from Granny's vegetable garden. It was a masterpiece. The exterior was byoo-ti-ful... Gotta love stone lanterns I like to take pictures of these plaques for...

All these pictures at Kinkakuji or Golden Pavillion Temple The rest of the afternoon was spent at Kinkakuji Temple or the Golden Pavilion, Ryoanji Temple and Kiyomizu Temple. Most of the pictures shown here are from Kinkakuji and Kiyomizu which were the most spectacular. I finished the...

 

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