The Design with Garden

Ichijoji Yase  Noth East Kyoto  Japan

Kyoto is a basin surrounded by mountains. Looking northeast from central Kyoto, you can see Mt. Hiei with a gentle triangular silhouette. Mt. Hiei is 848m high and has been the mountain worship since ancient times. At the foothill of the mountains leading from there to Kyoto, the area around Shirakawa-dori is a quiet residential area. As you go up the residential area for hills, you will find many famous temples. They are a number of masterpieces built on the slopes of the mountains. The view from the garden is also wonderful and you will be satisfied no matter what season you visit. “The Design with garden” A trip to meet a beautiful garden.


Ichijoji  Kyoto  Temple

When you enter the main gate, you will see a beautiful dry landscape garden. White sand imitates white clouds, stones take after dragons and lightning bolts. This is a relatively new garden completed in 2013, you can see that Kyoto is not only traditional but also new. And the highlight is “Jyu-gu no niwa”, which is said to be a picture frame garden, which is one of the best shooting spots in Kyoto. There are historical records inside the temple, and there are many nice spots such as bamboo forests and mountains with a good view. Let’s take enough time to visit.

Ichijoji  Kyoto  Temple 

In Japan, the “Yeah, Kyoto, let’s go” campaign is very popular, in which a railway company introduces Kyoto.The elegant and quiet place chosen 20 years ago for its promotion. Shisendo originated from a mountain lodge built by Jozan Ishikawa, who retired from a samurai during the Edo period. A place on the mountain side with little flat land. The architecture that makes the most of the undulations of the land and the view from the room are wonderful.

Ichijoji  Kyoto  Temple

The small temple in a quiet residential area is the branch temple of Enkoji. Although it is a small temple, it’s well maintained and beautiful in every season. In particular, great view from the stairs to Bashoan on the hill. And here are the stories of famous people in Japanese history.

Ichijoji  Kyoto  Temple

A monzeki temple that means that the people of the imperial family were priests. Let’s walk around the beautiful “Chokushi Gate” on the west side before entering from the entrance. Entering the temple, the highlight is the dry landscape garden in front of the Daishoin. White pebbles imitate water, and turtles, cranes and pine trees are lucky charms.

Yase  Kyoto  Temple

Recently, one of the most popular temples in Kyoto, you can visit for a limited time. If your trip to Kyoto and Rurikoin can be seen on the same day, make a reservation as soon as possible. You can take beautiful pictures of the scenery reflected on the desk, which is introduced in many media.

<Ichijouji Nakatani>
Ichijoji  Kyoto  Sweets  Cafe

The famous Japanese sweets shop that has been here for three generations. Until the predecessor, there are traditional delicious Japanese sweets, and now there are sweets that incorporate the goodness of Western sweets. Popular shops that are crowded throughout the day which can also be used as cafes.

<Ryokujuan Shimizu>
Demachiyanagi  Kyoto  Sweets  Shop

What foreign guests think of as a souvenir from Kyoto what isEasy to take home. And something that can only be found in Japan. Founded in 1947, please enjoy the elegant and sweet tradition that takes two weeks to make in Kyoto.

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Shugakuin  Kyoto  Japanese Restaurant  &  Inn

There is Heihachi Chaya in front of the Wakasa kaido path, also known as the mackerel road. This is a long-established Japanese-style inn established in 1567. Tororo(grated yam), Unagi(eel), and Guji(bream) are famous, and there is also a lot of history and culture. If possible, stay in a nice room overlooking the Takano River.