Photos from my visit of Japan - Kyoto and its surroundings


Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion)

Ginkakuji Temple (Silver Pavilion)

Kyoto Imperial Palace

Nijo Castle (shogun's residence in Kyoto)

Kiyomizudera Temple

Ninnnaji Temple

Roanji Temple garden

Ryogen-in Temple garden

Old street of Higashiyama quarter

Himeji Castle

Panorama of Himeji Castle

Castle walls and the keep

Nara, capital of Japan in 8th century

Todaiji Temple

Bronze statue of Buddha in Todaiji Temple

Lanterns around Kasuga shrine

Kofukuji Temple above a pond at night

Horyuji Temple, the oldest surviving wooden buildings in the world, 7th century

Panorama of Saiin (the western part)

Kondo (main hall) of Horyuji Temple

Pagoda of Horyuji Temple