This is the entrance to the marvelous garden at Shisendo (詩仙堂), a scholar's retreat built in the 17th century. It is now a temple in the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism.
Very rich indeed! best...jerry
19 Jan 2010 5:31am
So warm, this sunshine. Nicely presented.
19 Jan 2010 6:24am
looks very secretive, i love the light man!
19 Jan 2010 7:33am
The striking light and the warm tints give something very special to this picture.
19 Jan 2010 8:07am
beautiful shadows falling across the pathway and wall!
19 Jan 2010 11:06am
It's so beautiful.
19 Jan 2010 12:39pm
A beautiful play of light and shadow to entice you into the shrine! Well seen and captured GJC! ;-)
19 Jan 2010 12:56pm
Beautiful lighting, lighting the path makes you want to continue walking down the path!
19 Jan 2010 2:29pm
19 Jan 2010 4:24pm
Wonderful light. Well done!
19 Jan 2010 10:24pm
Wonderful shot. I love the light and the angles.
20 Jan 2010 2:52am
If only all scholarly places were so inviting and evoked such enthusiasm! Beautiful.
31 Jan 2010 9:23pm
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kyoto winter garden temple shisendo 詩仙堂 京都 お寺 冬
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