As the largest Imperial villa in Kyoto, Shugakuin has an excellent view over Kyoto throughout the year. Designed in the mid-17th century by Emperor Go-Mizunoo himself working together with some of the finest architects and[…]
Katsura Imperial Villa truly is a sight to behold as one of the finest examples of Japanese architectural and design tradition.
Daikakuji is what one would consider “slightly off the beaten path” as although it is located near Kyoto’s popular Arashiyama district, it largely remains unknown.
The temple’s current name, Bishamondo, is derived from the enshrined of a statue of Bishamon, one of the seven gods of good fortune in Japanese lore.
You can still hear the floorboards’ nightingale song as you step through the beautiful Nijo Castle after having enjoyed the serene grounds in spring.
Finding a spot to view the tree leafs changing in a metropolis may be difficult, but Tokyo’s Imperial Palace is the one spot you should not let pass by.
Kyoto Palace Autumn Opening, a time to admire the amazing architecture and lush gardens hidden within the palace’s walls.