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April 3, 2015 - Kyoto Arashiyama district and evening visit at Yasaka Shrine

As predicted in forecast later part of day was rainy.
With umbrella in one hand and camera in other,
I have left JR Saga Arashiyama Station.
My target were Tenryuji Temple and adjacent famous Bamboo Groves.

Despite occasionally heavy rain, there were many visitors

After moving through groves, i used secondary gate
to enter garden surrounding Tenryuji Temple.

Temple grounds with pond and dry landscape garden

Last to visit in Arashiyama district was Togetsukyo Bridge.

Boat taking visitors on cruise upstream

After using Sagano line and Tozai metro, my last visit on this day
was at Gion and Yasaka Shrine

Gate to Yasaka Shrine grounds
The main hall (left), dance stage being renovated under scaffold (right)

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List of Posts:
2015/04/12 - Short cycle on Shimanami Kaido, exploring Innoshima island.
2015/04/11 - Early spring visit at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
2015/04/10 - Night illumination at Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa Castle
2015/04/08 - Itsukushima Shrine at low tide and Mt.Misen climbing - Spring 2015
2015/04/08 - Iwakuni Castle and Kintai-kyo Bridge - Spring 2015
2015/04/06 - City of Hiroshima in half day visit.
2015/04/05 - Evening view at bay area from Cosmo Tower
2015/04/05 - Energy recovery at Kinosaki Onsen
2015/04/04 - Handayama Botanical Garden and side trip to Kurashiki
2015/04/04 - Osaka Sakuranomiya Park and Okayama Korakuen Garden
2015/04/03 - Kyoto Arashiyama district and evening visit at Yasaka Shrine
2015/04/03 - Wakakusayama hike and visit at Kasuga Taisha Shrine
2015/04/02 - Nunobiki Herb Garden, waterfall trail descent and brief visit at Meriken Park
2015/04/02 - Two sides of newly opened Himeji Castle