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The winding path of Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto, Japan.

The Winding Path of Fushimi Inari Taisha

I enjoyed walking on the winding path of Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto. It’s not your ordinary footpath of concrete slabs. It’s a walkway under hundreds of red-orange torii that were erected continuously to create a magnificent tunnel-like trail that goes into a mountain, lush green gardens and smaller Shinto temples. JAPAN, THE LAND OF THE […]

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Portraits of a Geisha Kyoto japan

Portraits of a Geisha

Geishas are cultural icons in Japan. It’s an old-age tradition that’s diminishing nowadays as the country moves on to modern times. You can see them in Tokyo but there are only a handful of them. In Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital, they can be seen in Gion, a district where most of the traditional Japanese houses […]

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Traditional Japanese Houses in Kyoto.

Traditional Japanese Houses in Kyoto

I told you yesterday that I had so much of temples here and there and everywhere in this city. So, instead of going to the city and see buildings again, I decided to be a bit of historical and cultural. How did I do it? I just walked around the city, passing through streets that interest […]

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The Golden Pavilion in Kyoto, Japan.

The Golden Pavilion in Kyoto

Kyoto, has 1,600 Buddhist temples and over 400 Shinto Shrines. With 17 UNESCO World Cultural Heritages, a tourist would never have to complain on what to do and see in the city that’s known to be the Cultural Capital of Japan. No wonder, Kyoto, is a must-see for travellers. Temples, however, will bore you to death, unless […]

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Japan: Fushimi-inari Temple

Day 11: Fushimi-inari Temple Staying in Nara for less than 24 hours, is, of course, not advisable. Though Nara is just a small city with narrow roads (like other japanese cities), it’s parks and alleyways are to be consumed by walking. I did walk for an hour in the morning and was pretty impressed with […]

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