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Antiques & Brocante Kyoto Design

Sowgen Brocante

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July 7, 2017

When he was a child, the owner of Sowgen Brocante always had a few small stones and other precious to the child’s heart things…

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Kyoto Antique & Vintage Market 2017 – Arigato Kyoto


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Kyoto Antique & Vintage Market 2017

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April 28, 2017

I’m so glad I could pay a visit to the Kyoto Antique & Vintage Market which was held annually at the Former Rissei Elementary…

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Snowy Kyoto (Part 3 : Kyusho-in & Ryosoku-in temples) – Arigato Kyoto


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Architecture Kyoto Gardens Kyoto Seasons & Events Kyoto Temples

Snowy Kyoto (Part 3 : Kyusho-in & Ryosoku-in temples)

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January 23, 2017

Kyusho-in and Ryosoku-in are both sub-temples of Kennin-ji, which is the oldest zen temple in Kyoto. Sometimes I go to Kennin-ji for zazen sessions.

Unlike…

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Snowy Kyoto (Part 2 : Kodai-ji & Entoku-in temples) – Arigato Kyoto


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Snowy Kyoto (Part 2 : Kodai-ji & Entoku-in temples)

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January 20, 2017

It always blows my mind how majestic the facade of Kodai-ji temple looks, in any weather.

When I saw this tiny teahouse under the snow,…

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Snowy Kyoto (Part 1 : Kiyomizu-dera area) – Arigato Kyoto


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Snowy Kyoto (Part 1 : Kiyomizu-dera area)

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January 16, 2017

Yesterday we had a real snowfall here in Kyoto! Even if I don’t particularly like cold, I miss the snow. It reminds me of…

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Architecture Kyoto Cultural Experiences Kyoto Gardens Kyoto Temples

Morning zazen at Kennin-ji temple.

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June 21, 2015

Last Sunday, I had my first zazen experience in a temple. I’ve wanted to try it for a long time, and when I heard…

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Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu (2)

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December 22, 2014

A few more photos of Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu bamboo world..

You will be surprised to discover the variety of shapes which can be created from…

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Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu (1)

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December 19, 2014

After Yokoyama Bamboo Products & Co., I’d like to introduce another company specializing in bamboo crafts, Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu.
The shop offers a large choice…

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Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Duce mix shop (2)

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December 17, 2014

All the goods sold in Duce mix shop are made by hand. With a space for exhibitions and periodic workshops and events, it’s also…

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