Breathtaking Views of Kyoto!

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Visiting Kyoto was a definite highlight of the trip (and my life)! The above photo is from the Fall illuminations of Kiyomizu-dera, a simply gorgeous Buddhist temple in the hills. In Autumn they light up the surrounding foliage and temple structures, it was just stunning! More Kyoto photos below.

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First we went to the Kyoto Manga Museum, which was really fun and cool! We watched a Kamishibai performance and took this photo with the performers.

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Then, we went to Kyoto Gosho park and enjoyed the shrines and foliage.

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We went to a great tofu restaurant, Togaden, where I got this yuba lunch set.

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That night we went to Kiyomizu-dera.

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The leaves were stunning!

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Here’s a shot of me at the hotel, they provided this cute yukata to wear! I am definitely going to return.

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