Arashiyama in Kyoto Charms of walking with Japanese taste and accommodating
There are various traditional events in Japan.
is one of them to celebrate being 13 years old and pray for future knowledge, happiness, and health.
Jusan-mairi is a ritual that takes place on April 13 where 13 years old boys and girls
visit Kokuzo Bosatsu (Akasagarbha Bodhisattva) to give thanks.
in Arashiyama Kyoto is famous as
“a temple for Jusan-mairi”.
There is a tradition to dedicate
“Kanji-ichiji (one letter of kanji)”
and then goes back without looking back for not to return knowledges.
Arashiyama is famous as a sightseeing place and visitors are coming from both within and outside Japan.
There are various view spots;
Togetsu-kyo Bridge named from an anecdotes that
“the moon seems to cross the bridge, Arashiyama Bamboo Grove”
that bamboo groves, seem to cover the sky, line for 400m, Sagano Trolley Train
that views are wonderful from a retro diesel loco motel.
A Japanese house called
is also one of them that Kyorai MUKAI, who was a disciple of a famous haiku poet named Basho MATSUO,
used as a villa.
Calmed exterior, persimmon trees in the garden, the tatami and the fusuma (Japanese sliding door)
in the Japanese room, and the shoji (paper screen) with long years are very elegant
so that people can spend relaxed time.
After walking with Japanese taste, please stay at the Japanese room.
Arashiyama has various accommodations only possible in Japan.
“Hanaikada” is one of them and there are tatami floored lobby and tatami floored steps.
Arashiyama has a lot of attractions as Japan, so why can’t you visit here?
Source of photo: http://www.360navi.com/27kyoto/05arashi/06kaki/
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