Next day, we continued exploring the area beside the golden temple, Kinkaku-ji. Next to it is Ryoan-ji, with a large pool at the front of the main buildings.

wide open and inviting, but no entry...

Then next door to the sprawling Ninna-ji. Everything was very large here, even the main entry gate!

The first building had these screens to blocking off smaller rooms, and each room had it's own seasonal theme painted on those screens.

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