Night Walks: ‘Yasaka Tower’, Kyoto, Japan (5K)

Hokanji is a temple of the Rinzai sect Kenninji school in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City. Located near Kiyomizu Temple. The five-storied pagoda is commonly known as the “Yasaka Tower” and is a landmark in the surrounding area.

Video timeline: 00:00 タイトル(Title) 00:13 一念坂(Ichinenzaka Slope) 01:17 二年坂(Ninenzaka Slope) 03:33 産寧坂(Sanneizaka Slope) 06:32 清水坂(Kiyomizuzaka Slope) 08:52 八坂の塔(Yasaka pagoda)

Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. It’s famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. It’s also known for formal traditions such as kaiseki dining, consisting of multiple courses of precise dishes, and geisha, female entertainers often found in the Gion district. 

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