After we got out of Tokeiji temple, we went straight to Meigetsuin.
Meigetsuin is called "Ajisai-dera" (Hydrangea temple) because they have so much hydrangeas.
They have mainly ...
Beautifully colored temple by hydrangeas.
I took my mother to Kamakura for viewing hydrangeas last week.
We visited three temples named Meigetsuin, Hasedera and Tokeiji those are popular as "Ajisai...
A temple erected by Prince Shotoku
After eating tonkatsu, we went to Shitenno-ji temple close to Tennoji station.
It is said to be one of the seven temples that were erected by Prince Sh...
Deer and autumn leaves.
After checking out from my accommodation ,
I went toward Nara Park.
But I reached at the back gate of Todaiji temple by mistake. I took the wrong way.
I intended to g...
On my way to Asukadera temple from Okadera temple, I found a wagashi shop along the road.
I felt chill by a cold wind, so I felt like to get warm in the shop with sweet flavor :)
I forgot taking pictures on my way to Okadera temple (岡寺).
But there are many steep slopes :(
I thought giving up with visiting the temple again and again , but I didn't want my efforts until then...
Next my destination was Tachibanadera temple(橘寺) that can be seen from in front of Kawaharadera temple ruins.
It is said this temple is a birthplace of Prince Shotoku.
The approach to the main w...
And I found the signboard of Nakaoyama Tumulus. I didn't know about the tumulus well, but I decided to go to see the tumulus.
It started to rain and it got heavier. So I took shelter from rain under...
Then I moved to Kofuku-ji (興福寺) . This is world heritage. I took much picture there, but I couldn't take well except this :(
There is a national treasure hall in the ground.
Taking a pictur...
I visited Tsukiji on Saturday for the first time. It was fully packed !
I had something to do at Ginza, so I had stopped at Tsukiji.
I had heard the Tsukiji Market on Saturdays is crowded surprising...
Long-established temple having sorrowful past
I visited three temples in Meguro last month. Daienji temple, Ryusenji temple and Gohyaku Rakanji temple.
At first, I'll post an article about Daienji ...
Togenuki Jizo is the most well-known jizo in Tokyo... but.
When I had something to do with at Sugamo, I dropped in at Koganji temple for seeing Togenuki Jizo.
Togenuki Jizo is well-known to people i...
Beautiful cherry blossoms festival 2011.
I went to Hokekyo-ji temple for the first time in cherry blossoms season of the year before last.
I found the five-storied pagoda behind cherry blossoms w...