Temples and Shrines in Japan - mainly in Kyoto

Kyoto is crowded with Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples - about 2,000 altogether. I did not manage to capture all of them - just a few. You may find some related images in other categories.

Photos by Frantisek Staud


The Golden Pavilion in winter
The Golden Pavilion in winter
The Golden Pavilion in winter
The Golden Pavilion of Kyoto in winter

Golden pavilion of Kyoto
Golden pavilion of Kyoto

...and in summer

From Chion-in (Kyoto)

Chion in Temple

Temple of Nina-ji (Kyoto)

Nina-ji Temple

Pagoda in Nina-ji Temple

Pagoda in Nina-ji Temple

 

Ten thousands of red gates are in Fushimi Inari - Kyoto
Ten thousands of red gates are in Fushimi Inari - Kyoto
Ten thousands of red gates are in Fushimi Inari - Kyoto
Ten thousands of red gates are in Fushimi Inari - Kyoto

Ten thousands of red gates are in Fushimi Inari - Kyoto


Hirano Shrine in Kyoto
Hirano Shrine in Kyoto
Winter in Hirano Shrine
Winter in Hirano Shrine
Hirano Shrine by night
Hirano Shrine by night
Winter in Hirano Shrine
Winter in Hirano Shrine


From Heian Shrine
From Heian Shrine
Traditional umbrellas
Traditional umbrellas
From Daitokuji temple (Kyoto)
Sakura tree in Hirano Shrine (Kyoto)
Ten thousands of red gates are in Fushimi Inari - Kyoto
Heian Shrine in Kyoto
Heian Shrine in Kyoto
Heian Shrine in Kyoto

Heian Shrine in Kyoto

Latterns in a Nara temple
Latterns in a Nara temple

Latterns in a Nara temple

Decorated gate in Nishi-Hingwan-ji
Decorated gate in Nishi-Hingwan-ji
Decorated gate in Nishi-Hingwan-ji
Decorated gate in Nishi-Hingwan-ji

Decorated gate in Nishi-Hingwan-ji

Decorated gate in Nishi-Hingwan-ji
Sakura a pagoda
Pagoda


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