Posted by: Darrell | November 3, 2008

Ginkakuji & Nanzenji

Ginkakuji

Ginkakuji

This is the less famous brother of the Golden Pavilion (Kinkakuji). Whereas Kinkakuji really embodies its name, Ginkakuji well, isn’t very silver at all…or currently visible due to construction. However, it is a stop on any Kyoto-must-visit list. The garden around Ginkakuji is very nice and if the leaves were in season, the fiery red and glowing yellow would definitely make this a truly memorable place.

Nanzenji

Nanzenji

Nanzenji on the other hand is a series of temples which contain varying gardens. However, we only had time to climb to the top of the Nanzenji gate and gaze at the colourful trees scattered around the mountains. I wish I had more time to really see Nanzenji, but at the same time, it is good to have something new to explore when I come back on a Japan Reunion Tour.

A nice shot of the forest around Ginkakuji

A nice shot of the forest around Ginkakuji

In the meantime, enjoy the pictures with a splash of autumn seasonal colors.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: