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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Picture of the Week Kinkakuji, Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto is one of the must see cities in Japan. It offers the full traditional Japanese cultural experience. Kyoto is renowned for its abundance of delicious Japanese food & cuisine and historical importance.

The highlights of Kyoto include Kiyomizu-dera, a magnificent wooden temple, Kinkaku-ji, the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Ginkaku-ji, the Temple of the Silver Pavilion, Heian Jingu, Nijo-jo, castle of the first Tokugawa shogun, and Gion, famous entertainment and geisha district.

This picture is of Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion) it is one of Japan`s best known sights.

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  1. It's been ages since my last time in Kyoto! I loved that city so much!!!

    Oh, and btw, could you be so kind and add a ShowMeJapan link to this post? You don't need to use the badge, just a link back is fine. Thanks!

  2. Thanks A & Y

    Kyoto is a great place and a must see on any visit to Japan.

  3. Great picture!!
    Kyoto is a beautiful place in Japan and Kinkaku-ji is worth the visit.

  4. Kyoto as a whole is the World Heritage sites and staying for 2-3 days are not enough to see that Kyoto city has to offer!
    I love all the places you mentioned. My personal favorite place in Kyoto is Kurama temple.
    Thanks for sharing!

  5. Thanks for this nice pic. It reminds me my first day in Kyoto!


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