In the midst of the bustle of “Gion” area, there the oldest zen temple in Kyoto with quiet rock gardens is. And that is where twin Dragons meets the giant flower “Peony”.
In the west of Kyoto where country scenery and bamboo groves spread, there is a beautiful temple that tourists do not know much.
It is called “Ooka-sai (Cherry blossoms Festival)”.
The main event is a parade of a shrine. It is held on April 10 every year.
Yes. It’s a local spot. But if you go along Teramachi Street, you will still be able to encounter cherry blossoms.
“Tera-machi Street” If you translate directly, it is as a temples town street. Going along this street, you will be surprised that temples are next to each other.
Uhoin is located in the “Nishijin” district, which is known for producing kimonos.
Now the double cherry blossoms are in full bloom and it is a masterpiece.
This double-blossom cherry tree is called “Fugenzo-Zakura”.
It is an original species grows only in this area. Late bloom. And when the flowers fall, it is famous for falling with every corolla.
About 20 minutes by bicycle from Arashiyama, there is a “Hirosawa Pond” while the countryscape spreads.
The cherry tree of Ninna-ji is very special.
It is famous for its late bloom, which is short and has large petals, and is called “Omuro Sakura”.
In the 8th century, Daikakuji was originally built as the Imperial Palace.
Therefore, the appearance is still elegant and it is more like the Imperial Palace rather than a temple.
Tenryuji is the head temple of Zen Buddhism sect. Big cherry trees cover the main hall and it is a masterpiece.