Browsing Category

Kyoto Sights


VIEW POST

View more
Kyoto Villas

Hakusa Sonso villa & garden (3)

on
October 16, 2014

Two tea houses are facing each other across the pond :

 
Susuki or pampas grass, one of traditional symbols of autumn in Japan :
Stone…

READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Kyoto Villas

Hakusa Sonso villa & garden (2)

on
October 15, 2014

We’re continuing our stroll through the autumn garden of Hakusa Sonso villa.

Stone pagoda dating back to the Heian period (794-1185) :

 
I’m quite fond…

READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Kyoto Villas

Hakusa Sonso villa & garden (1)

on
October 14, 2014

Last weekend, I visited Hakusa Sonso villa for the first time. Everybody was waiting for the typhoon to come, but the weather was really…

READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Interiors Kyoto Food & Drink Kyoto Sights

Fortune Garden Kyoto

on
October 2, 2014

Before I actually went to the Fortune Garden, I was always wondering what is in the misterious building with the inscription “Shimadzu Corporation”, situated…

READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Architecture Interiors Kyoto Food & Drink Kyoto Sights

Kyoyamato, kaiseki restaurant (2)

on
September 9, 2014

Continuing our visit to Kyoyamato restaurant, we are entering now the biggest room, which is principally used for marriage parties :

 
The whole atmosphere of…

READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Architecture Interiors Kyoto Food & Drink Kyoto Sights

Kyoyamato, kaiseki restaurant (1)

on
August 22, 2014

Kyoyamato is a traditional Japanese kaiseki restaurant established in 1951. It’s located in Higashiyama area, near Kodai-ji temple and to the East from Ninen-zaka…

READ ARTICLE


VIEW POST

View more
Kyoto Shrines

Kurumazaki-jinja

on
May 2, 2014

Kurumazaki-jinja is a shrine situated in Kyoto Saga area near Arashiyama. It honors a 12th century Confucian scholar and holds a Heian-style boat festival,…

READ ARTICLE