Ginkakuji, the temple of the Silver? Pavilion
Ginkakuji temple( Silver Pavilion ) is a UNESCO World Heritage site, like Kinkakuji temple( Golden Pavilion )
Unlike Kinkakuji, it is plain rather than ornate in its design.
There’s a theory that Ashikaga Yoshimasa, who built Ginkakuji, abandoned his plan to cover it with silver leaf due to his lack of political power.
But I like this “WABI SABI” style, which is a traditional japanese beauty.
Delicious Udon ( Japanese noodle ) restaurant, “OMEN” near Ginkakuji
My best UDON restaurant in Kyoto, no, in Japan! lol
Dipping Chewy UDON and seasonal Kyoto vegetables into DASHI( broth ) and eat them together.
It’s soooo good!
Philosopher’s Path( Tetsugaku no michi ) around Ginkakuji
Philosopher’s Path( Tetsugaku no michi ) follows a canal which is lined by hundreds of cherry trees so you can see beautiful cherry blossom in spring.
Approximately two kilometers long, ( 30 minutes walk, quit long, exhausting if it’s summer lol ) the path begins around Ginkakuji and ends in the neighborhood of Nanzenji.