A stunning panoramic view across Kyoto – regally spanning the Gin-kakuji temple, through history-strewn streets to the hills nestling on the horizon. See some more pictures of Gin-kakuji here and here.
Ginkaku-ji is another of Kyoto’s many temples- one part spectacular, one part disappointing. The disappointment is in the name- the silver pavilion. It left me with the grand illusion that it would be similarly precious to its big brother Kinkaku-ji (see it here). Unfortunately the architect died before he could realise his vision to gild […]