Sunday, August 31, 2008

Summer’s Daikakuji-Temple’s Pond

Daikakuji-Temple has a pond called Oosawanoike.

Oosawanoike-pond has a carp, a grass carp, a duck, a soft-shelled turtle called SUUPON, and the ancient lotus.

The ancient lotus covered surface of part of pond and bloomed central of pond.

Would you feel end of the summer in Daikakuji-Temple?
Would you feel Japanese culture in Kyoto?

Thank you for your time.
Sorry my English.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

trip advisor

Do you know the trip advisor of web site?

The trip advisor evaluates world accommodations not to mention Japan.

Our word of mouth was appeared in a trip advisor, besides by good evaluation.

Please look trip advisor!
We are the 17th’s evaluation in 210 accommodations now.

If you are stay at Togetsutei, please write trip advisor.

Thank you for your time.
Sorry my English.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

A traditional summer event on 16 August

Summer event to be called Okuri-bi

Okuri-bi(Five Mountain Send-off Bonfire)
This traditional event represents the end of summer in Kyoto.
On August 16th, at five mountain locations, Japanese letter shaped areas are set alight to guide sprits back after visiting their old homes.

That sentence quotation from pamphlet of Kyoto Prefectural Government publication.

First fire is Daimonji on Mt nyoigatake.
Second fire is Myouhou on Mt nisi and Mt higashi.
Third fire is Funagata on Mt myoukenn.
Fourth fire is HidariDaimonnji on Mt daimonnji.
Fainal fire is our area Arashiyama on Mt mandara, can you see a holy fire.

Date : 16 August
Time : 20:20

Sunday, August 3, 2008

A traditional summer event on 23, 24, August.

The Sentoukuyou is traditional summer event of Arashiyama- Sagano area and the Sentoukuyou of Adashinonenbutuji-temple is traditional religion event too.
The Adashinonenbutuji-temple was established since 1,100 years ago.

Those days when the temple was established this area was burial area for people.
Therefore this temple’s precincts have Buddha of stone and tombstone of several thousand.
23, 24, August of every year, this temple hold a service there stone for the light of the candle.

In addition, around the Adashinonenbutuji-temple is veiled in a garden lantern.

The fantastic scene has great value to see.

Date : 23, 24 August
Time : 18:00~20:30
Cost : 1,000yen