June 01, 2008

Kyoto / Kinkakuji Templeջ

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Kinkaku means Golden Pavilion and it is built in Rokuonji Temple. It is one of the
most popular temples for the tourists traveling to Kyoto.

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Kyoto / Kiyomizudera Temple

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Kiyomizudera temple is the typical temple in Kyoto. There are many shops along the street toward the temple and always crowded by people traveling to Kyoto.

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Kyoto / Nijo Castle

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Nijo Castle is one of the finest architecture of early Edo period and its design of
building came from Momoyama culture. Momoyama is an district of Kyoto and
peculiar culture was there before Edo period.

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Kyoto / Ryoanji Templeζ»

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Ryoanji Temple is famous for its rock garden. This garden consists only of white
gravel and fifteen rocks. It is Zen garden and while I sit down in front of the garden. it inspires me philosophical meditation.

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Kyoto / ArashiyamaSagano򻳡

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Arashiyama and Sagano is located in the west of Kyoto and very popular for
travellers because there are many souvenir shops and restaurants. When I visited
there, it was very crowded. Sagano has its own atmosphere of silence and
lonliness. In autumn, color of trees turn to red and yellow and it is very nice.

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Kyoto / Yasaka ShrineȬ

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Yasaka Shrine is the stage for Gion Festival. This is held in July for one month and
it is the biggest festival in Kyoto and 3 biggest in Japan.

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May 25, 2008

Other Asian countries I recommend

There are many beautiful Asian countries which have wonderful tradition
and architecture.
I would like to introduce some countries I recommend.

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Other Asian countries / Indonesia Bali

Bali

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Bali is one of the islands of Indonesia.
It is famous for its own culture, for example, the Balinese dance and temples.
I recommend Balinese food also.

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Other Asian countries / Cambodia Angkor Wat

Angkor wat

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World heritage Angkor Wat is located in the north-west in Cambodia and it has
been getting popular for tourists recently.
Many hotels are now constructed in Siem Reap near Angkor Wat.

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Other Asian countries / Maldives

Maldives

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Maldives is located in the south of India and it has over one thousand islands.
Each island has a beautiful beach and some islands have hotels for tourists.

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Other Asian countries / India

taj mahal

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Taj Mahal is a very famous world heritage of India and located in Agra.
It takes about 2 or 3 hours from New Delhi by express train.
New Delhi is the capital mixed with rich and poor of India.

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