The Samurai Warier watches over Kyoto city
Watching an energetic show performed at Kyoto City Hall
These kimono-clad locals seemed to enjoy to the show as well
Performers getting ready to take part in the show.
escaping the sun with a parasol
One of the nice things about Kyoto is the fact that many of the locals enjoy wearing their tradition dress, kimonos!
A look down the drying Kamo River that runs through Kyoto City
contemplating the long walk up the stairs to the Gion temple
Daigoji Gojunoto - Built in 951 AD, the 38m-tall, five-story pagoda of the Daigoji temple is Kyoto's oldest structure.
Geishas? Authentic Geisha are reportedly very difficult to spot. These individuals are likely Japanese tourists dressed to emulate the iconic figures.
Sitting down to enjoy a drink...
ensuring a clean walkway into the tea-house.
Looking northward down the Kamo River, Kimono.
Dodging the bicycles as they ride down Oike-Dori, Kyoto.
The Heianjingu Torii (gate), marking the entrance to Heianjingu Temple.
Heianjingu Temple, built in 1895 to mark Kyoto City's 1100 anniversary.
Kyoto Hanatouro (Lanterns and Flower Lane)
some local expressionist art
Geisha? Perhaps not a real one, but rather a tourist dressed to emulate one
Kinkakuji - also known as the Golden Pavilion is one of Kyoto's most magnificent sights. It is no wonder that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
the Pavilion has been covered in 50Kg of gold leaf, and blends imperial and samurai styles.
Kinkakuji's golden phoenix, sitting atop the pavilion.
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