Monday, May 24, 2010

Konnichiwa!!, we are students from Shugakuin Junior High School.

Ishi Natsuho, Yoneda Miyu, Takahara Haruka.

We are here for the challenge experience program of our school.
Us students go and experience many different kind of work in Kyoto city.

We are helping NISHIYAMA RYOKAN from last week Wednesdady until tomorrow.
We are enjoying work at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN ^^

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Shimogoryou Festival

Tomorrow, there will be a festival called Shimogoryou Festival will be held in Teramachi Street,
between Nijo St and Marutamachi St.

The Mikoshi (portable shrine) used in this festival is said to be the biggest in Kyoto festivals.

There are only set up of foods and play stands today.
It will be filled with full of ppl tomorrow.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

The Reizei Family

Every Spring and Autumn time, the society for the preservation of Kyoto historic culture helds
exhibition of nondisclosure cultural property in Kyoto.

Reizei family is the descendent of aristocrat from Heian period AD794-1185/1192.
Their house itself is cultural property of Kyoto as well as they keep many important cultural property.

The entrance.

Sacred Kitchen.
Nowdays it's used to steam rice to make rice cake in the New Year.

There are nice gardens in the house too.

There are displays for Children's Day

There are nice gardens too.