Small drum in the courtyard (Photo: Cathy Cawood)

Tachiki-Kannon Temple in Shiga

But can you climb all the steps?

Cathy Cawood   - 1 min read

I found Tachiki-Kannon Temple by accident, on one of my bicycle explorations. While climbing the seemingly endless stone steps in the summer heat, I wondered what could possibly be worth such effort, and thought about giving up several times. However when I finally reached the top I found a beautiful temple with an interesting story, so I was glad I persevered.

Cathy Cawood

Cathy Cawood @cathy.cawood

 I came to Japan in 2003 to teach English. I lived in Shiga prefecture for 1 year, and it still holds a special place in my heart. I lived in Kyoto for 9 years, then moved to Machida, Tokyo in 2014 after meeting my Japanese partner. I love to take photos, and my Japan in Pictures Facebook page ha...