Kyoto, Japan – Day 5(c)

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Watching the sunset from Kiyomizudera.

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The last rays of the day.

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When I was watching the sunset, my brother in law told me the best photos from the sunset is not the ones we try the capture when the sun was setting. The colors from the last few minutes when the sun set would be the best as the colors were in huge contrast before dusk descends.

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I think this was what he meant! (Of course, this photos was captured by him)

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After the sun set, we took off from the Kiyomizudera temple and slowly made our way down the slope to catch the bus back to the city. The temple usually closes at 6pm but during times of the Cherry blossom and Autumn leaves peak times, there is a night illumination and the temple is opened till 9pm.

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Dinner was the famous Kyushu ramen place called Ichiran (一蘭). You purchase your meal ticket and indicate your desired toppings, check on the available seats

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Everyone sits in their own booths, this is to let you savor the noodles with no distractions from others and they place the noodles through the counter and close the opening. Then you start slurping your delicious noodles!

Address:
京都府京都市 中京区蛸薬師通新京極東入裏寺町598

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. andmorefood
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 08:35:01

    I went to kyoto quite a few years ago, and I always remember how gracious the japanese were, and how lovely their food!

  2. Xuan-er
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 08:45:51

    @andmorefood: yes, comparing kyoto and Tokyo. I much prefer kyoto. Food in Japan is really awesome…my next few post would show case it 🙂

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