One Day Plan in Kyoto

"I can spend only 7 hours in Kyoto." I hope you don't have to deal with that situation, because there are simply too many things to see. But in case you are here for a conference or one day excursion, I'd like to give you a perfect plan. I'm going…

Horse Racing At Kamigamo Shrine

Kamigamo Kurabeuma is said to be the origin of horse racing in Japan. This event started during the reign of Emperor Horikawa in 1093. Today (May 5th) I had an opportunity to see this traditional event held at Kamigamo Shrine. [caption id="attachment_237" align="alignleft" width="690"] Kamigamo Kurabeuma[/caption] (more…)