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4 weeks ago
“The Combination of the Polished Wooden Floor and the Green Foliage Reflected in the Floor”
Apr 27, 2016
“Amazing historical site preserved by Royals handed down”
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121, Iwakuraaguracho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0017, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From Kaiun-ji Temple Akai, I walked down the crooked hill between psychiatric hospitals and arrive at the open space in front of Jisso-in Temple, which is known for its “yuka midori” (fresh green foliage reflected on the polished wooden floor) and “yuka momoji” (autumn red...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2016

A 13th century monument where the Royals practiced what they preached, preserved over centuries and handed down in pristine condition speaks of the thought, philosophy, vision of a nation that despite having had many warlords and shoguns came together to be One. Jisso-in remained a...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2015

京都 岩倉の「実相院」です。所謂、黒光りする床に、夏はもみじの緑が映り込んで『床みどり』と賞賛され、秋はこのもみじが文字通り紅葉となってそのオレンジ・朱色が床を赤く染める『床紅葉』で有名な実相院門跡です。訪問したのは、たまたまビジネスで訪れた7月末の晴れた猛暑のある日、時間に空きができ、タクシーでふらっと出かけてみました。京都市内の四条烏丸から約20分程度で、少し閑静な場所でした。決して涼しくはありませんでしたが、黒塗りの床にきわだつもみじの緑が映り込み、ハットするほどの迫力を感じまして、ある種の清涼感を感じることができました。 For generations, the nobility related to the Imperial Family served as head priests of Jisso-in Temple. The temple buildings were recieved from Kyoto Imperial Palace arounf 280 years ago and are valuable structures. Jisso-in Temple has many beautiful items related with Japanese famous...More

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