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
We collected 10 best shrines in Kyot...
Buddhist temples in central Kyoto
In Kyoto, many temples are seen in t...
Visit Kyoto’s renowned gardens
Kyoto is full of magnificent gardens...
Kyoto's must-visit Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples
Many tourists visiting Kyoto enjoy v...
Japanese café and tearooms close to temples
Without question, there are always g...
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
There are many temples and shrines i...
Autumn leaf guide by Kyoto specialists
Here is the list of how to enjoy aut...
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
Delicious beef and views of cherry blossoms along the Shirakawa River
Kyoto Okazaki Rakuyoso
Japanese-style inn like a private hideout – proudly served breakfast from “Jiki Miyazawa”
Ichizawa Shinzaburo Hampu
Durable and easy-to-use bags made by the handiwork of craftspeople
Shrines & Temples
A deep connection to the imperial family and the camphor-tree grown by Shinran