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Wakayama Prefecture. Mt. Koya, a sacred place of which Kobo Daishi (Kukai), a famous poet, sang praises of its autumn leaves. He was fascinated by the brilliant autumn leaves during clear weather.
Every year, Kiyomizu-dera Temple offers special night visits in autumn. The temple seems to float above a myriad of trees changing color. While enjoying the spectacular scenery that can only be glimpsed at night, why not visit the statue of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy?
In this article, we will introduce you some pictures that were taken at Kodai-ji on November 28th 2010, during a time of night-time special viewing. The temple is in the walking distance from Yasaka-jinja and it is famous for a superb garden.
This Symbolic Street Illumination Gently Wraps the People of Osaka in Light
The battle for Christmas business has already begun in the sweets industry. During this season, I was invited to Imperial Hotel Osaka for the unveiling of their Christmas cakes, so I went for a visit!
“Expo'70 Commemorative Park” was built at the remaining site of the Japan World Exposition held back in 1970. In the site as large as nearly 260 ha, there live various trees and flowers, and also there are waterfalls and Japanese garden. In this article, we will talk about the “Japanese Garden” area with astonishing fall beauty and also tell you about fall events!
Tendai Buddhist Sect’s Kongourinji Temple – Private Display of Japan’s Oldest Daikokuten (God of Wealth) – Special Public DisplayRead Later
At Kongourinji Temple, one of the three Koto Sanzan Temples of the Tendai Sect, lives a statue of Daikokuten (God of Wealth) from the Heian Period (793-1185). Usually not on public display, this statue is open for viewing as a special event.
Porto Europe “Christmas Illumination”Read Later
Wakayama Marina City, which faces Wakaura Bay, is an artificial island that is home to the Mediterranean port city-styled theme park “Porto Europe,” as well as a seafood market, hot spring facilities, and resort hotels. This winter Porto Europe once again will display its jumbo Christmas tree and celebrate the Christmas spirit!