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...
Kyoto’s favored shrines to visit on a New Year’s Day
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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
Yuji Tsusumi teaches Japanese poetry...
Autumn leaves location recommended by the Honorary curator of the Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Garden
The Honorary Curator of the Kyoto Pr...
Eikan-do Zenrin-ji Temple
One of the best autumn leaf viewing sites in the Higashiyama area
Kyoto’s most popular and revered temple with superb views from the balcony
An old village temple with blooming cherry trees situated in the midst of the mountains, loved by past emperors
Ukiya Pontocho Honten
Handmade soba buckwheat noodles loved by geiko and maiko
Hearton Hotel Kyoto
Comfortable accommodation with nice location just next to the Kyoto Imperial Palace Grounds
Daikokuya Kamamochi Honpo
Famous sickle shaped rice cake made wishing for a good rice harvest
Shrines & Temples
Kochidani Amida-ji Temple
A flower temple dedicated to Amida Nyorai Buddha and the enlightened monk Tanzei situated in northern Kyoto city