25 September 2016

Tasteful simplicity


This is a gate of a sub-temple of Kiyomizudera Temple, which may look simple but must be tasteful.

22 September 2016

Beautiful belfry


This beautiful belfry is one of many historic structures at Kiyomizudera Temple.

20 September 2016

Feast of colours


The feast of a vermilion pagoda, green trees and the blue sky was really excellent at Kiyomizudera Temple.

17 September 2016

Gate to the mystery


This is the gate of a sub-shrine of Kifune Jinja Shrine. This sub-shrine was filled with mystic air.

12 September 2016

Aesthetic stairway


This is the stairway to the gate of Kifune Jinja Shrine, which I think is one of the most beautiful steps in Japan.

23 August 2016

Small shrine in the forest


You can meet some small shrines in the forest when you walk from Kuramadera Temple to Kifune Jinja Shrine.

15 August 2016

Path in the woods


This is the path between Kuramadera Temple and Kifune Jinja Shrine. As you see it's not an easy way.

09 August 2016

31 July 2016

Quietness at the temple


This is the main hall of Kuramadera Temple. It was filled with the quietness of nature.

29 July 2016

Architectural beauty


This is the main gate of Kuramadera Temple, which exhibits architectural beauty of historic structures in Japan.