Higashiyama

May 18, 2019• by japon1minuto

Kukurizaru or hanging monkeys

The Kukurizaru (くくり猿) are the hanging monkeys of Kyoto, is a round ball-shaped talisman made of cloth, which symbolizes the monkeys in good faith, with the body of cloth of different colors...

Apr 10, 2019• by japon1minuto

Kyoto essential 1

The Kyoto translation would be "capital", which happened between the years 794 to 1868. During the Second World War it was the only major Japanese city that was not bombarded by the US Air Force. For...

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