Nijo Castle

Yesterday was our last day in Kyoto. We started out the day by going to Nijo Castle.

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This is part of the wall surrounding the palaces and gardens.

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Mom and Brittany in front of the gate of Nijo Castle.

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Detail of the gate.

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Closeup of a crane carved into the gate.

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Ninomaru Palace at Nijo Castle.

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The pond in the garden at Nijo Castle.

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Another of the pond in the garden.

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Me and Mom in the garden at Nijo Castle.

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Some cool mushrooms growing in the moss.

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A bird’s eye view of the buildings at Nijo Castle.

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A rock garden on the palace grounds.

After Nijo Castle, we walked over to Morpho Cafe, a vegan place nearby.

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We got the Vegan Lunch set. This was the salad.

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This was the rice and soup.

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This was the rest of the set.

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We also got the drink and dessert! The dessert was a banana-coconut tart, and I got iced coffee.

Well, that’s all for Nijo Castle and lunch! The next post will be about Gion Matsuri’s pre-festival activities!

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Marie Elder
    Jul 13, 2014 @ 23:58:54

    Food looks delicious, especially the desserts.

    Reply

  2. Barbara Lange
    Jul 15, 2014 @ 13:22:22

    I agree Marie, who doesn’t like coconut and banana! Yummy!!!

    Reply

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