Here is the northernmost part of Kyoto city. This beautiful purple chrysanthemum, which was named “Kitayama Yuzen Kiku”, is a native species in this area and is now protected and brought up like this.
Rokusai Nenbutsu is a folklore dance as playing chant music by flutes and drums, handbells.
Often it is dedicated to the Bon Festival.
How beautiful this cobblestone is! This walk pass leads to Otani Hombyo. Moreover under this there is a pond where lotus is blooming. And you will see a wonderful eyeglasses shaped bridge is crossing over.
Syodenji – also “Shakkei” of Mt. Hiei.
And also David Bowie loved.
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.
It is fun like a festival. A bit inconvenient location, but this season, it is worth going absolutely.
Not only the cherry pink but also the fresh green of the maple has something to look out for.