Yoshiminedera Temple: Hydrangea over Kyoto

On the west mountain side of Kyoto, near the border between Osaka and Kyoto, is the quaint Yoshiminedera Temple [善峯寺]. While this temple is the 20th temple of Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage, it is better known for its cheerful and sweeping

Mimurotoji: A Hydrangea Paradise in Kyoto

Not far away from Japan’s infamous Byodo-in in Uji lies Mimurotoji Temple [三室戸寺], the 10th temple of Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage. However, right around the rainy season, this temple is particularly famous for its luscious hydrangea garden. Mimurotoji’s hydrangea garden is