After passing through Arashiyama where snowflakes were flying, went to a French restaurant that always wanted to visit.
"Bordeaux" is famous as an authentic French restaurant.
The silver tableware sets on the table created classic atmosphere.
Their wine list is robust.
With today's lunch, enjoyed glasses of white wine from Burgundy and red wine from Bordeaux.
Appetizer salad of snow crab.
Salad of scallops, tomatoes, arugula and asparagus.
Shogein Kabura raddish potage.
Main dish, scorpionfish.
Main dish, Veal cutlet.
Main dish, beef fillet.
Next time, will make the main menu a French's popular meat, duck dishes. Dessert with espresso.
After meal, went to Kamigamo Shrine ("Kamowake Ikatsuchi Shrine") nearby. Hosodono building has the stage where classical concerts are held in the fall every year.
Kamigamo Shrine holds several important festivals, the most important of which is the Kamo Festival ("Aoi Matsuri") on May 15.
Romon gate and main shrine.
Worship to "Ise Jingu Shrine" at a distance of 140 km from the Yohaijo place in their precincts.
The next day, visited Horyuji Temple, where the plum flowers began to bloom, before returning home. Horyuji temple has over 1400 year history.
Asked the temple staff about their history of hardship from Nanto Rokushu (6 sect) Buddhism in old days, to the Shingon sect and the Hokuso sect in recent 200 years, and the current Shotoku sect. Nara's Buddhism seems to remain purely ancient Buddhism still in these days.
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