Places to go/visit in Kyoto.
Places to go/visit in Kyoto.

Places to visit in Kyoto?

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Places to go/visit in Kyoto? Kyoto was the capital of Japan . It is a city on the island of Honshu. It’s famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses.

Places to visit in Kyoto?

  • Nijo Castle
  • Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine
  • Kinkaku-ji
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • Nishi Honganji Temple
  • The Kyoto National Museum
  • Gion’s Geishas and Temples
  • Katsura Imperial Villa
  • Daitoku-ji Temple
  • The Byōdō-in Temple
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Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle
Nijo Castle

Nijō Castle is a flatland castle in Kyoto, Japan. The castle consists of two concentric rings of fortifications, the Ninomaru Palace, the ruins of the Honmaru Palace, various support buildings and several gardens.

Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine

Places to go/visit in Kyoto?
Places to go/visit in Kyoto?

Fushimi Inari-taisha is the head shrine of the kami Inari. It is located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings. 

Kinkaku-ji

Kinkaku-ji
Kinkaku-ji

Kinkaku-ji, officially named Rokuon-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. It is one of the most popular buildings in Kyoto, attracting many visitors annually.

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Places to go/visit in Kyoto?
Places to go/visit in Kyoto?

Kiyomizu-dera, formally Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera, is a Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto. The temple is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto UNESCO World Heritage site.

Kyoto Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace Kyoto
Imperial Palaca Kyoto

The Kyoto Imperial Palace is the former ruling palace of the Emperor of Japan. The Emperors have resided at the Tokyo Imperial Palace. The preservation of the Kyoto Imperial Palace was ordered in 1877.

Nishi Honganji Temple

Nishi Honganji
Nishi Honhanji

Nishi Hongan-ji is a Jōdo Shinshū Buddhist temple in the Shimogyō ward of Kyoto, Japan. It is one of two Jōdo Shinshū temple complexes in Kyoto, the other being Higashi Hongan-ji. Jōdo Shinshū is a school of Pure Land Buddhism, and today Nishi Hongan-ji serves as the head temple of the organization.

The Kyoto National Museum

Kyoto National
Kyoto National

The Kyoto National Museum is one of the major art museums in Japan. Located in Kyoto’s Higashiyama ward, the museum focuses on pre-modern Japanese and Asian art.

Gion’s Geishas

Gion's Geishas
Gion’s Geishas

Gion attracts tourists with its high concentration of traditional wooden machiya merchant houses. The houses were built with narrow facades of only five to six meters wide.

Katsura Imperial Villa

Katsura Imperial Villa
Katsura Imperial Villa

It is one of the most important cultural site of Japan .The complex was originally built as a princely estate in the early 17th century.

Daitoku-ji Temple

Places to go/visit in Kyoto?
Places to go/visit in Kyoto?

Daitoku-ji is a Buddhist temple, one of fourteen autonomous branches of the Rinzai school of Japanese Zen. It is located in Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The “mountain name” by which it is known is Ryūhōzan.

The Byōdō-in Temple

Places to go/visit in Kyoto?
Places to go/visit in Kyoto?

The Byodo-In Temple is a non-denominational Buddhist temple located on the island of Oʻahu in Hawaiʻi in Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. It was dedicated in August 1968 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaiʻi.

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