Ginkakuji & Kinkakuji In One Day

Ginkakuji and Kinkakuji Temples in Kyoto are both regarded as must-visit sightseeing spots. [caption id="attachment_2042" align="alignleft" width="640"] Ginkakuji[/caption] Although these temples were built in the same time period and have similar histories (both were villas of a Shogun, Yoshimitsu (Kinkakuji) and Yoshimasa (Ginkakuji) and were then turned into Zen temples),…

Kyoto Marathon on February 21st : 3 Spots to Visit, 3 Spots Not to Visit

[caption id="attachment_181" align="alignleft" width="680"] Heian Jingu Shrine: Kyoto Marathon Goal[/caption] Kyoto Marathon is coming soon. There will be crowd of serious runners, athletes and their family members. On February 21st, 16,000 runners will dominate Kyoto almost all day. For those who will be in Kyoto for reasons other than participating…