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
In Kyoto, many temples are seen in t...
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...
Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Garden
One of the best botanical gardens in Japan offering recreational space to the public
Temple worshipped as the deity for women and for the improvement of performing arts
A deep connection to the imperial family and the camphor-tree grown by Shinran
Visit to the monzeki temple which Yasushi Inoue admired as the “Jewel Box of the Orient”
Famous for its association with the historical novel -"The Tales of Heike"
Pizzeria Napoletana Da Yuki
Crispy and soft pizza baked in the Napoli style wood oven
Japanese inn with a long history and ecological consciousness
Yojiya Gion Shop
Kyoto’s most famous cosmetic brand born from the elegant sensitivity of the Old Capital
Shrines & Temples
Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine
Shrine for nation’s protection, worshiped to bring good luck and avoiding misfortune