Hopped out from the bus from Shijonawate arriving in an empty neighborhood nearby the train station. I can’t remember which train station we went to. It was just 5.30PM there but rarely people to be seen.
Today we will explore the famous aquarium in Osaka. It’s Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan or simply called Kaiyukan. This aquarium had been open for 28 years (same like me) since 1990. Kaiyukan itself is one of the largest public aquarium in the world.
Back in my hometown, we have a public aquarium too. It’s called SeaWorld which had been opened since 1994. SeaWorld is not as big as Kaiyukan but still nice to explore what’s inside the sea.
Kimono Forest accidentally found when we were wondering around Randen Asahiyama Station. We saw some glass pillars with pretty kimonos inside which leads us to rows of other 600pcs glass pillars.
The photo above taken before we went to the bamboo groove. We thought that it will be a lot prettier when the sky is getting darker. So we went here back from the bamboo groove.
Arrived at Arashiyama area around 4PM that day. Lights went on as the sky getting darker. I thought it was going to rain. It was crowded with many tourists as our expectation.
Arashiyama is located at the western outskirts of Kyoto. Arashiyama is popular for its bamboo groove walks where people will walk in the middle of tall bamboos that grows on both left and right side. It’s a popular place for taking photos while wearing yukata or kimono.
Hello! Greetings from the Golden Pavilion!
Kinkakuji, one of the most popular place to visit in Northern Kyoto. It is a zen temple that previously know as Rokuonji. It was a retirement villa Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, a shogun, before his death in 1408 then it converted into a zen temple.