Album: asv-album::Travels to distant places and countries::1997/08 Kyoto, Nara (Japan)::21/08 Toji temple flea market, Gion district

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Pagoda of Toji temple.
Pagoda of Toji temple. Note the rings on the spear.
People come to pray to monk (founder of Toji temple?).
Near the temple entrance similar monk figures can be seen alive.
Toji temple, central building. On August 21, the huge flea market teems on the temple territory.
Critically looking kimono bought by Irina.
Trade rows. Stunning variety, quantity and colours of eastern market.
As you can see, Japanese love red and orange.
Yasaka pagoda. It is situated right in the living district.
Edge of the roof seems to be decorated with gold coins.
A bit closer.
Street in hystorical Kyoto. Near Yasaka pagoda.
I don't know what it is. But I was amazed.
A view on Kyoto from the hill.
Ryozen Kannon. Huge wooden statue among green trees - what a stunning look!
Same shot. Slightly worse than previous.

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Photo album generated by photo album generator a MarginalHack by Dave on Sun Jun 28 19:25:19 2015