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
Kyoto is full of magnificent gardens...
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...
Daishogunhachi Jinja Shrine
The powerful statues of Taishogun that grant guidance for right directions
Otoyo Jinja Shrine
Famous temple facing the Path of Philosophy and for its Koma-nezumi statue
Power spot that gives economic prosperity located at the foot of Mt. Tenno
Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine
The deity of academic achievement worshipped by students all around Japan; Also known for beautiful plum blossom and colored leaves
Nonomiya Jinja Shrine
Ancient shrine traces back to “The Tale of Genji” with a popular power stone for matchmaking
Taste of Kyoto using selected ingredients and fresh spring water
Opened in July 2013; affordable rates and warm hospitality
Aromatic condiment for the Japanese palate – Chirimen sansho
Shrines & Temples
The second most important Zen temple that contributed to the development of Zen Culture