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Kyoto Museum11_08_09 京都国立近代美術館、モホイ=ナジ イン・モーション展

I went to Kyoto contemporary museum.

It was very hot day and I had to stop at the convenience store and eat ice cream. Many tourists were doing the same thing, because there were nice Japanese style benches with a large parasol.
The show was good, but the distance from my house was very far.

Kyoto Tower from Kyoto Station

Heian Jingu shrine torii in the middle of the road.

Reflection of the trii

Trii behind a tree.

design of the Kyoto museum


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Frank Lloyd Wright traveled outside of America for the first time, and went to Japan with his wife. There were 37 years old in the year, and he spent two months touring natural and historical landmarks from Nikko (North East of Tokyo) all the way down to (Shikoku island) Takamatsu.

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