Strolling gardens in Higashiyama area of Kyoto | Exploring the captivating beauty of Japan, its culture, & its people
Bark-Thatched Pit Dwelling at Sannai Maruyama (Sannai Maruyama is a large Early to Middle Jomon period settlement in Aomori prefecture of northeastern Japan. The site has been radiocarbon dated showing Jomon occupation between ca. 5900-4300)
kyoto Tenryuji (天龍寺, Tenryūji) is the most important temple in Kyoto's Arashiyama district. It was ranked first among the city's five great Zen temples, and is now registered as a world heritage site. Tenryuji is the head temple of its own school within the Rinzai Zen sect of Japanese Buddhism.