If you have to spend a couple hours at Kyoto station, such as train transition, we recommend that you visit “Shosei-en Garden”. Just a 10-minute walk from Kyoto Station. And from now to the summer, the water lily is at its best.
A new tourist spot was added to “Kyoto Gyoen National Park” where “Kyoto Imperial Palace” is located in. The facility originally for welcoming the state guest, called “Kyoto State Guest House”, is now generally open to the public.
The golden-shining temple look not to need flowers normally. However, purple Iris well suits it. One of Kyoto’s most famous temple. The structure was completely covered in gold leaf.
The iris which has been crowded in this pond since ancient times has reached today with being loved by people and protected.
Ancient horse race that started at the Kamigamo shrine from 1093 AD and came 925th this year
Mimurotoji Temple has a hill where 20 thousand azaleas and 1,000 rhododendrons are planted. The azaleas’s best time has passed a little, but rhododendrons are now.
On the mountain of silence, a sacred shrine stands decorated with Iris japonica.
One shows enlightenment with perfect circle. And the other is a rectangle that shows perplexity. It seems that it represents a lifetime of angular person who suffer from difficulties and troubles.
Komyoin Temple is one of sub-temple of Tofukuji Temple Complex.
As you see, here flowers are not always necessary.