Category Archives: Kyoto

Kyoto Tower Reflected in the North Facade of Kyoto Station, Kyoto, Kansai, Honshu, Japan More images: Kyoto Stock Images | Japan Stock Images | Travel Stock Photography

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Picture: Ten Thousands of Red Torii Gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto, Kansai, Honshu, Japan Yesterday I was reading about hurricanes and tropical cyclones with category 5, like Katrina that destroyed New Orleans or Yasi that recently hit Queensland, Australia. To my surprise the typhoon Melor that hit Japan and Tokyo on October 8, 2009, […]

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Kinkakuji (also known as “Golden Temple” or “Golden Pavilion”) is one of Kyoto’s best-known attractions. It was built in 1393 as a retirement villa for Shogun Yoshimitsu Ashikaga. He intended to cover the exterior with gold, but only managed to coat the the ceiling of the third floor with gold leaf before his death. After […]

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More images: Kyoto Stock Images | Japan Stock Photography.

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More images: Kyoto Stock Images | Japan Stock Photography.

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