06 December 2016

Offerings at festival


There were a lot of offerings to three portable shrines of Yasaka Jinja Shrine at Gion Matsuri Festival.

27 November 2016

Splendid lanterns


Gion Matsuri Festival is held on 17 and 24 July in Kyoto. And on 14-16 and 21-23 July, as a prelude, festival floats are displayed on the streets with beautiful lanterns.

14 November 2016

Tasteful lighting


This is the entrance of a restaurant at Gion, which looks more beautiful with a lantern for Gion Matsuri Festival.

30 October 2016

Dusk at festival


Kyoto was beautifully illuminated with lanterns at Gion Matsuri Festival.

24 October 2016

Transient beauty


The lanterns were celebrating Gion Matsuri Festival in Kyoto in the twilight.

20 October 2016

Beautiful temple gate


The main gate of Kiyomizudera Temple was really beautiful in the twilight.

12 October 2016

06 October 2016

Awesome view


This is a view from Kiyomizudera [Kiyomizu Temple], in which you can see the upper part of Yasaka Pagoda.

27 September 2016

Exquisite craftsmanship


This is the roof of a historic gate of Kiyomizudera Temple, where I can find an exquisite craftsmanship.

25 September 2016

Tasteful simplicity


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