Miz Exploring Kyoto : Sennyu-Ji with hidden emperors’s tombs & Chigo-mochi for Gion Matsuri

    Sennyu-ji/泉涌寺 is the temple is related to the Imperial family, but it’s not sure about the beginning. The name of „Sennyu-ji“ is came from the story which is after the main temple was made,the spring welled up in the place. To build that is planed by Gachirin-Taishi/月輪大師 who recovered the temple which used to ruin. Later, Sennyu-ji was admitted as the temple for the Imperial family to play. And also, there’re the tombs of emperor from Kamakura period to the end of Edo period. It is not possible to see the inside …

    SennyuJi-Temple
    Sennyuji
    And special bathroom for monk  #mizumushikun #Japan #Kyoto #architecture #Amazing #Nature #Green #mysterious #old #Temple #Shrine #buddhism
    Bath room

    In front of mysterious house!!  #mizumushikun #Japan #Kyoto #architecture #Amazing #Nature #Green #old #mysterious #horror
    Shrine of the spring
    Sennyuji-temple
    Butsuden

    Sennyu-ji Temple
    Gachieinryou, over this gate, there’re the tombs of emperors

     

     

    Kyoto Foodie

      ・Sanjo-Wakasaya/三条若狭屋

    Chigo-mochi/ちご餅

    Chigo-mochi
    Chigo-mochi

    Chigo-mochi
    Yummy

    Gion matsuri/祇園祭 has already started now from July 1st to End of July(I’ll write about it), so some special sweets are sold in this time. one of them, it’s Chigo-mochi, which include Shiro-miso inside of mochi, so softy and delicious.