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Today’s Kurumazaki Shrine

May. 22, 2017 It is common that there are small shrines in one big shrine. Kurumazaki Shrine is famous for Geino Shrine in it, but today I found another beautiful place in there.  

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Today’s Arashiyama / Animal Cafe

May. 21, 2017 I have been to a ‘cat cafe’ and an ‘owl cafe’ where you can spend time with these animals. Today I found a ‘Bengal cat cafe’ at Arashiyama where you can see […]

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Today’s Arashiyama Station / Kimono Forest

May. 20, 2017 Today I went to Kimono Forest at Arashiyama Station. There are many poles of Yuzen textiles as well as a ‘dragon’ that is thought to be the guardian deity of the station.

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Today’s Kyoto Tower Sando / Design Pocket

May. 15, 2017 Kyoto Tower Sando opend this spring at Kyoto Tower. I stopped by Design Pocket there. A shop staff member said “Come and make fake food of matcha parfait or sushi!”

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Today’s Smile / A Hermit

May. 12, 2017 While taking a walk along Kizu River, I found a small hermit smiling in the grass. I suppose he is a local guardian deity. I feel like something good will happen today.