Golden Week Holiday snaps 1: Kyoto

Go to both Kinkaku-ji and Ginkaku-ji, I was told.  See which one you prefer.

It’s no easy choice.  I mean, the gold temple (Kinkaku-ji) is pretty:

Not to mention, popular:

Yet in spite of its clamour for attention, I think it slightly loses out in my affections to Ginkaku-ji (also known as the silver one).  I loved the peaceful gardens and views across the city.

See what you think and let me know…


Gorgeous.  I will be back.

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2 responses to “Golden Week Holiday snaps 1: Kyoto

  1. The Temple of the Golden Pavilion! (It’s stunning but so wrapped up in my consciousness with Mishima that it might feel a tad creepy.) Ginkaku-ji looks beautiful as well. They sure knew their locations.

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