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Ninna Temple  

Ninna Temple

The More lures of Kyoto and beyond.

February 1st 2011
Destination: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture (Distance from Tokyo: 470km, approximately 294 miles) Map → http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/location/regional/kyoto/index.html Date: November, 2009  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Kyoto is famous as a city of basin-shaped valley. It’s surrounded by the hills. Because of its confined environ ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto » Kyoto » Gion

Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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