Sunday, September 9, 2018



Golden Pavilion at Kinkaku-ji before mujsim fall. the grandeur and beauty of the landscape building amaze visitors
a row of beautiful temples, different preoccupation residing in Kyoto, by Teguh Wicaksono, executive summary by darmansjah
again on Kyoto. However, this time I do not want to story about the temple. So, is there anything interesting here? I would answer an emphatic yes. Try us once again carefully. Apparently, not only the incandescent beauty shines on historic places. Kyoto pulse is flowing in various exciting activities. You dare to try it?
Torii gate heading Fushimi Inari Shrine, one of the memoirs of a geisha movie filming

Different sensations can be harvested from the meal by the river or commonly named Kawayuka. Try to come to the banks of the Kamo and lulled by the cool air that surrounds the area along the river. While enjoying the beautiful landscape surrounding mountainous area Kyoya, you can order kyo-ryori (Kyoto classic menu) or other styles of culinary treats.

When tired with formal and rigid atmosphere, browse the culinary euphoria in the Kyoto Nishiki Market. Residents call it "The Kitchen of Kyoto", and it took a short time to prove istialh it. Imagine riuhnya complex food throughout the 390m-from Shijo Street and culminate in Takaruka Street. On the road 5m wide, there are more than 100 food vendors. Colorful Japanese culinary lined up, ranging from small snacks, candy, dry food, snacks, fresh seafood, sushi, and so forth. Almost all foods that are in this market is relatively fresh local production.

Nishiki Market is not a young age that originated from the Edo period in the 16th century. Here, the first fish market there since 1311. Until now, Nishiki Market still get the prestige as the center of Japanese food (did you know? Japan is known as one of the safest country in the world. At no cases of looting) in Kyoto. But if your curiosity continues the process of making delicious menus, do not worry, you can follow Haru Cooking Class-for direct cooking in her kitchen. His house is located not far from the Kamo River. There you can take a selection of cooking classes, as well as share knowledge directly with the participants.

Each class runs for approximately three hours, with a choice of schedules starting eleven, twelve and three o'clock and four o'clock. In short, you are able to react with the ingredients in the kitchen. If you are a vegetarian, do not worry. Haru Cooking Class also offer vegetarian classes.

 two women in full makeup geisha

After chatting with vibrant Japan culinary, it helps you calm down by Kyoto-style meditation called Zazen. This meditation method is one of the best alternative. Focus worldly diversion through appreciation of conscience ala Zazen, is the right choice to fill spare time in the Kyoto area. Meditation restored by the philosophy of Zen Buddhism can be encountered in some temples, like the shrines Taizou-in, Nanzen-in Temple, and Temple Daisen-in.

Accompanied by soothing silence, you are required to sit cross-legged. You will be asked to draw a breath hara (center of gravity) with eyes slowly closed. This activity is one of the knights samurai craze.

You are interested in looking like a mighty samurai? Visit Shu Katsuyama, located near the Higashiyama Station. This store is also located not far from the Gion area. Only costs 12,000 yen, you'll look like a samurai. Not only that, you also can be a beautiful geisha.

One place to put ema (prayer inscribed wood) at the Temple Shimogamo

Another option, Kyoto Studio Park. Here are the locations for the shooting samurai-themed films, such as Yoshihara (the old town), the residence of Zenigata Heiji and other fun locations that exist in the Edo era. While dressed as a samurai, in this park you can also learn the history of Japanese cinema After that, you try to drop by The Cotume Museum, where you can meet with dolls dressed in various costumes exciting. For the people of Japan (did you know? Color white and silver was the favorite color of the vehicle in Japan. Different colors that dominate on the highway), the clothes have an important role in the movement of civilization. By visiting this place, you will understand how important costumes for the Japanese civilization. 

When bored with location-that's all, flown Kyoto International Manga Museum. Manga is the term used to refer to Japanese comics. You definitely know doraemon legendary figure, who once ruled the tv screen era of the 90s. Contained in the museum collection is not playing full. Even to this collection are not released in the market. Until the year 2011, there were 300,000 pieces manga collection that originated from the Meiji era, 1868-1912. Explore the stories presented in the manga is also a good time to attempt a step further to interpret Japanese culture.