Places in Japan

Kinkakuji (金閣寺, Golden Pavilion)

The Golden Pavilion ( Kinkakuji : Kin for Gold and kuji for Pavilion ) is the most famous building of Japan, it's is a Zen temple located in the north of Kyoto. It's a three-floor building whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf.
The temple was villa of the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu after his retire, and it became a Zen temple after his death in 1408.

The phoenix located on top of the roof was designed by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu as a symbol of his own character and status.


Tokyo Christmas 2012

Shibuya 109 ( ichi-maru-kyū)  is doing a Christmas promotion with J-Pop star Kana Nishino this year.

Center Gai (Sentā-gai) is a narrow street in Shibuya. Center Gai is well known for its clothing stores, music stores, and video game arcades.

Cafe Comme Ca  in Shibuya

The WC Shibuya shop

 WC christmas  Tree

Credit to Tokyo Fashion


Toujiin Temple

Magnificent view from the toujiin Temple in Kyoto. 
Toujiin is a buddhist temple and it's one of the two funeral temple dedicated to the the first Shogun (literally: "a commander of a force" )  of the Ashikaga clan 『Ashikaga Takauji』.


Mt.Fuji & Rice field

Mt.Fuji & Rice field
This is a traditional Japanese landscape.


Daigo-ji Temple in Autumn - Kyoto, Japan

Daigo-ji (醍醐寺 Daigo-ji) is a Shingon Buddhist (one of the mainstream major schools of Japanese Buddhism) temple in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. Its main devotion is Yakushi (is the buddha of healing and medicine).