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What to do in Kyoto? (2)

You might want to start the other day by traveling to Nijo Castle, which is a place for a Shogun lived during Edo period. It is the place where the first shogun of the period, Tokugawa Ieyasu lived.
Here, not only you get to roam around the palace to see how the palace looks like, they even demonstrate various rooms to let you see what does a Shogun daily routine looks like. You can let your imagination flew back to the Edo period, imagining you were the one who visit the Shogun at that time. But too bad the rooms for demonstrating the daily routine cannot be photograph. T-T
Aside from the building where Shogun's daily routine takes place, you also be able to walk around the garden, and some kind of square-shaped pool which surrounds the main building inside the castle. The weather was nice for a walk when I was there.
And, you will be able to find some hidden tea house cafes around this garden area, as well as a rest area and toilet area.
From here, you can take buses which will takes you directly to the bus stop which located just across the Kinkakuji Area, a famous zen temple which is said to be covered out of gold. The entrance ticket looks super unique here, and it is said that it can be a good luck amulet, so you might want to keep it in your bag. ^^
Kinkakuji (or the Golden Pavilion) is a zen buddhist temple, located nearby a small lake which surrounds the temple. What's famous about this place is the top two floor of the temple is being covered by gold leaf, which makes it look astonishing. =D There're lots of visitors here, so you might want to slip here and there to find the perfect spot for your photo.
Though it is know to be a zen buddhist temple, the origin of this building started when Shogun Yoshimitsu purchased it and transformed it to a complex. It's only after Yoshimitsu passed away that his son turn the complex into a zen temple in year 1408, according to Yoshimitsu's wishes.

@ Seoucial / Inggrid Ng


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