Source: Sankei Shinbun/Japan Forward [Hidden Wonders of Japan] Kyoto Rurikoin Temple’s Green Maple Leaves Are Stunning in the Rain 2020-06-18 Thu 2020-06-18 Thu June has arrived, and along with it an unusually early rainy season comes knocking at the door. Source: Sankei Shinbun/Japan Forward/p> Muggy days, alternating between scorching sunshine and sometimes torrential rain, are characteristic of this season. Source: Sankei Shinbun/Japan Forward/p> Yet even at this time of year, there are little things in nature from which to draw comfort. And one such example is Rurikoin Temple in Kyoto’s Sakyo ward. You might be unfamiliar with the name of this beautiful location, but the temple is iconic for its garden views with beautiful Japanese maple trees. In autumn, the leaves turn gorgeous shades of yellow, orange, and red, and attract tourists from all over the country and overseas. At this time of year, however, the maple leaves are a stunning fresh shade of green. The view from the ample room with large windows, with the sound of rain in the background, is enough to calm the senses. Written by Japan ForwardThe continuation of this article can be read on the "Japan Forward" site.[Hidden Wonders of Japan] Kyoto Rurikoin Temple’s Green Maple Leaves Are Stunning in the Rain By - Big Neko. Tags: JAPAN Forward / Kyoto / Ruruikoin / Temples grape Japan Culture [Hidden Wonders of Japan] Kyoto Rurikoin Temple’s Green Maple Leaves Are Stunning in the Rain Related Article Under Heavy Snowfall, Kyoto Turned Into A Stunning Winter Wonderland New Pokémon Hotel Rooms In Japan Come With Giant Snorlax Plushies Kimono Fashion Can Be Cool — Trust Designer Jotaro Saito Walk amongst the clouds with this VR video of Kyoto’s Edo era ‘Floating Tea House’ Get Up Close and Personal with Penguins on Japanese Trainline Japanese chestnut restaurant in Kyoto prepares the finest Mont Blanc before your very eyes!