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The Empirial Palace

China and Japan

By happenstance we walked by the old empirial palace in Kyoto as it was open for visits, something that only happens a few days per year. This is a series of photos from behind the palace walls.

November 1st, 2013

The main building of the empirial palace as seen through a gate in the inner wall
Detail of the woodwork from the outer wall
A trio of kiminoclad women were out to see the palace
The inner courtyard was meticilously raked
Wood work details from the rooms were visitors were received
A close up of the roof structure
Light falling on the sliding doors
The very much Japanese garden
A piece of art on display

Design, code and photos by Jonas Arnfred