Enkouji Temple is located in the northeast of Kyoto. Especially for photographers this place is fun because of the versatile garden, which is located behind the main building. At any time of the year and day, you can take fantastic pictures here, even when the sun is high during lunchtime, thanks to the tall trees. There is a small bamboo forest, many stone paths, and if you are attentive you will also discover small Buddha statues in the enchanting moss garden.
Kiyomizu-dera is a beautiful temple in the city of Kyoto in Japan. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one of the most famous and popular sights in Japan. The temple was built in 780 and is an important part of Japanese culture and history. The temple stands on a hill and offers a breathtaking view of the city of Kyoto. The name Kiyomizu-dera translates to “Temple of Pure Water” and refers to the spring that rises in the temple and flows through it. Visitors can drink the clear water from the well as it is said to have healing properties.
Fushimi-Inari is an incredible shrine in the south of Kyoto. The famous “Senbon Torii” (gates made of red arches) are one of the most famous attractions in Japan and provide photographers with the perfect backdrop to capture beautiful shots. This sacred mountain Inariyama in southern Kyoto is full of colors, wooden architecture and natural landscapes. There are many stunning places to whip out your camera – from the magnificent main shrine to the more than 10,000 torii gates on the hillside.