Shrine City – Kyoto

15 Aug

As a historical city of Japan, Kyoto boasts of its numerous shrines and temples.

A popular concentration of shrines and temples in Eastern Kyoto can be found at the Higashiyama district. A great place to experience traditional Kyoto along the slopes of the eastern mountains, Piggletino’s scout visited so many shrines and temples that Piggletino lost count!

He heard several names, such as the Yasaka Shrine next to the Maruyama Park…
the Kodaiji Temple constructed in 1605…

…the Kiyomizudera Temple in the wooded hills…
…the Chionin Temple of Japanese Buddhism…

There were so many places to visit that Piggletino’s scout had a hard time deciding where to go first! And this list wasn’t all there was to the Higashiyama district!

While the scout was figuring out the map, Piggletino was having some difficulties as he busied himself with deciding between…

The sesame or green tea ice creams! If in Japan, don’t forget to grab a green tea ice cream cone, it’s awesome!


2 Responses to “Shrine City – Kyoto”

  1. B August 15, 2013 at 2:15 pm #

    No, I’m a sesame icecream girl all the way. I love Piggletino’s travels, by the way. I always enjoy seeing the little guy pop up in my reader.

    • Piggletino August 17, 2013 at 2:56 am #

      Thank you! Piggletino loves checking out your blog too! He obviously took a bite off each flavour!

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