Bentendo Hall stands on the edge of a large pond (Photo: Cathy Cawood)

Snow at Daigo Temple

World Heritage Site enhanced by winter weather

Cathy Cawood   - 1 мин на чтение

On Valentine's Day 2014, snow fell all over Japan. I took my camera to World Heritage Site Daigo Temple in Kyoto to capture the magical combination of ancient architecture and snow. Colorful banners for the upcoming Godairiki-san event lined the paths. The vermilion red of Bentendo Hall and the bridge over the pond made a startling contrast, and the wooden five story pagoda seemed insubstantial behind a veil of snowflakes.

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Cathy Cawood

Cathy Cawood @cathy.cawood

 I came to Japan in 2003 to teach English. I lived in Shiga prefecture for 1 year, and it still holds a special place in my heart. I lived in Kyoto for 9 years, then moved to Machida, Tokyo in 2014 after meeting my Japanese partner. I love to take photos, and my Japan in Pictures Facebook page ha...