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2011/11/28 - Kyoto Report
by scott

Tofukuji Temple

Today we spent the morning in Kyoto checking up on a few autumn colors (koyo) sights that Schauwecker visited last week. We started the day with an early visit to Tofukuji Temple where the maple trees have only gotten redder and more vibrant since our last visit. The autumn foliage around Tofukuji is currently at the peak and should remain beautiful for the next week or so.

Tofukuji Temple
Tofukuji Temple
Tofukuji Temple
Tofukuji Temple
Tofukuji Temple
Tofukuji Temple

The second place that we visited today was Kiyomizudera Temple. Like at Tofukji, the autumn colors around Kiyomizudera have advanced since last week and more and more trees are turning red around the temple grounds. However, the colors are still not quite at the peak and probably won't be so for a few more days. Also, Kiyomizudera will continue to hold evening illuminations through December 4 (18:30 to 22:00, admission until 21:30, 400 yen).

Kiyomizudera Temple
The view from stage of Kiyomizudera Temple
Construction continues on the Okunoin and Amida Halls
Near the exit of the temple

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List of Posts:
2011/12/13 - Tokyo Report
2011/12/08 - Kamakura Report
2011/12/05 - Tokyo Report
2011/12/02 - Kyoto Report
2011/12/01 - Nara Report

2011/11/30 - Kyoto Report
2011/11/29 - Kyoto Report
2011/11/28 - Kyoto Report
2011/11/27 - Tokyo Report
2011/11/27 - Kyoto Report
2011/11/23 - Kanazawa Report
2011/11/22 - Tokyo Report
2011/11/22 - Kyoto Report
2011/11/21 - Miyajima Report
2011/11/20 - Kyoto Report
2011/11/18 - Kyoto Report
2011/11/15 - Tokyo Report
2011/11/13 - Kyoto Report
2011/11/12 - Unzen Report
2011/11/09 - Sakurayama Report
2011/11/08 - Fujigoko Report
2011/11/04 - Kurobe Report
2011/11/02 - Mitakesan Report

2011/10/27 - Nikko Report
2011/10/27 - Towadako Report
2011/10/26 - Hakkodasan Report
2011/10/21 - Fukushima Report
2011/10/20 - Zao Report
2011/10/19 - Naruko Report
2011/10/12 - Nikko Report
2011/10/12 - Oze Report
2011/10/07 - Nasu Report
2011/10/03 - Nikko Report

2011/09/27 - Norikura Report
2011/09/14 - Ginsendai Report
2011/09/13 - Asahidake Report

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