09 July 2017

Temple in quietness

Yamazaki Shoten Temple was very quiet surrounded with beautiful trees.

26 March 2017

Shrine in autumn splendour

A small local shrine in Yamazaki, Kyoto was really quiet in an autumn splendour.

20 December 2016

Festival float with lanterns

They were playing an ancient music for Gion Matsuri Festival on the float illuminated with beautiful lanterns.

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