Along the Philosophers Path to Ginkaku-ji

By September 14, 2014Japan, Kyoto

Kyoto is one of the best cities in Japan for a stroll. Not too big, not too small and your nearly guaranteed to stumble across a bit of history. One of my favourite walks is the Philosopher’s Path (哲学の道, Tetsugaku no michi). Starting off near the Silver Pavilion (Jisho-ji or Ginkaku-ji, depending on the map) it’s about two kilometers long and is lined with cherry trees, restaurants and even a potters workshop or two. You may even see some huge koi in the canal.

Nanzen-ji

Nanzen-ji

Nanzen-ji

Nanzen-ji

The Philosophers Walk, Kyoto

The Philosophers Walk, Kyoto

The Philosophers Walk, Kyoto

The Philosophers Walk, Kyoto

The Philosophers Walk, Kyoto

The Philosophers Walk, Kyoto

The Philosophers Walk, Kyoto

Koi in the canal along the Philosophers Walk, Kyoto.

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto

The view looking west from Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto.

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