Information on shrines, temples and museums including exhibition details and access.
Buddhist temple guide in northern and southern Kyoto
In northern and southern Kyoto, ther...
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Buddhist temples in central Kyoto
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Visit Kyoto’s renowned gardens
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Kyoto's must-visit Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples
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Japanese café and tearooms close to temples
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Buddhist temples in western Kyoto
Both the Arashiyama and Sagano areas...
Buddhist temples in eastern Kyoto
The Rakuto eastern Kyoto area is ful...
Spiritual sites for women’s happiness
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Autumn leaf guide by Kyoto specialists
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Autumn leaves location recommended by Kyoto's best photographer
Mizuno is highly regarded as the mos...
Autumn leaves location recommended by a professor of Kyoto Notre Dame University
Yukiyo Toriimoto is a professor of t...
Five Kyoto specialists’ secret recommended locations for autumn colored leaves
Five Kyoto specialists who have long...
Autumn leaves location recommended by the teacher of the Kyoto Seiyu-no-kai Poetry Club
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Autumn leaves location recommended by the Honorary curator of the Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Garden
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Kochidani Amida-ji Temple
A flower temple dedicated to Amida Nyorai Buddha and the enlightened monk Tanzei situated in northern Kyoto city
Iwakura Jisso-in Monzeki Temple
Appreciate beautiful garden in the temple related to the imperial family
Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple
Mother mountain of Japanese Buddhism with numerous temples on Mount Hiei
An old temple with blazing autumn leaves where Hyakunin Isshu was compiled
Kyoto-style Curry Udon Mimikou
Kyoto-style curry udon noodles offering everyone’s favorite
Indulge yourself in a comfortable Japanese inn that has beautiful interior
Urushi no Tsunesaburo Pontocho Shop
Passing down the traditional culture through making lacquer ware
Shrines & Temples
Visit to the monzeki temple which Yasushi Inoue admired as the “Jewel Box of the Orient”