Fushimi Inari Shrine is located at Kyoto Fushimi. It is one of the most visited Shrines in Kansai area for Hatsumode “First visit to shrine during the beginning of a new year”. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion tori gates, which straddle along the trails behind the main buildings. The trails lead into the wooded forest of the sacred Mount Inari, which stands at 233 meters tall.
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JR Nara Line About 3-mins walk from North of Inari Station
Keihan About 6-mins walk from North of Fushimi Inari Station

Golden Pavilion, officially named Rokuon-ji, is a Zen temple in Kyoto. The World Heritage listed Golden Pavilion is famous for its pure gold coverage which attracts many foreign travelers. Also, the temple made many appearances in fiction novels. The Golden Pavilion was set on fire in 1950 by a fanatic monk. The present structure was rebuilt in 1955.
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City Bus About 2-mins walk from Kinkakuji-michi

Established in 778, Kiyomizu Temple is one of the most celebrated temples in Kyoto since Heian Period. The Main Hall is noted for its beautiful background scenery which changes with the four seasons – including special night illumination during season of spring and autumn. As a World Heritage, Kiyomizu offers a magnificent view of Kyoto City which one should not miss when travel to Kyoto.
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City Bus About 10-mins walk from Gojo-saka
Keihan About 25-mins walk from East of Kiyomizu Gojo Station

Officially known as “Rengeō-in”, Sanjusangen Temple means Hall with thirty three spaces between columns, describing the architecture of the long main hall of the temple. It was first built in 1165; but the temple suffered a fire in 1249 and only the main hall was rebuilt in 1266.
The temple contains 1001 statues of the Thousand Armed Kannon which stand on both sides of the main statue in 10 rows and 50 columns. There are also two famous statues of Fūjin and Raijin.

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Keihan About 7-mins walk from Shichi-jo Station
City Bus About 1-min walk from Hakubutsukan Sanjusangendo-mae

Located at Sakyo-ku Kyoto, Heian Shrine is famous for its gigantic torii gate. The large red torii gate is a reproduction of the Outenmon of the Chōdōin. The architecture of the main palace mirrors the style and features of the Kyoto Imperial Palace. The Shrine’s torii is one of the largest in Japan. The Shrine is surrounded by the Kyoto Public Library, Kyoto Museum of Modern Arts and Kyoto Zoo.
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Subway Tozai Line About 10-mins walk from Higashiyama Station
City Bus About 1-min walk from Kyoto Kaikan Bijutsukan-mae

Officially known as Kamo Shrine but more commonly known as Shimogamo Shrine by locals. It is one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto. Along the pathway to Kamo Shrine is the famous Tadasu no Mori, it is today last remnant of primeval forest in Kyoto. The shrine’s annual festival, Aoi Matsuri, is the oldest of Kyoto’s three major festivals. The others are Jidai Matsuri and Gion Matsuri.
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Keihan About 10-mins walk from Demachiyanagi Station
City Bus About 1-min walk from Shimogamo Jinja-mae

Arashiyama is a pleasant, touristy district in the western outskirts of Kyoto. The area is particularly popular during the cherry blossom and fall color seasons. Another good time to visit is during December’s Hanatoro illumination, when lanterns line the streets and bamboo groves.
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JR Sanin Line About 9-mins walk from South West of Saga Arashiyama Station
Randen About 1-min walk from Arashiyama Station
Hankyu Arashiyama Line About 6-mins walk from Arashiyama Station

The museum is a public-private partnership between Kyoto Seika University and the city of Kyoto. The facility is divided into multiple zones: the gallery zone, the research zone, and a collection zone.  Browsing this massive collection of manga is one of the museum’s main attractions. A small section of the books is dedicated to foreign and translated manga, but the vast majority is in Japanese.
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Subway Karasuma Line/TozaiLine 
About 2-mins walk from North of KarasumaOike Station

Located north of the Heian Jingu along Higashiyama Marutamachi is Kyoto Handicraft Center. This duty free shop sells gifts and souvenirs from Kyoto including traditional handicrafts, pearls, jewelry, kimonos and etc. You can participate a 30-mis workshop too. Since the entire staff speaks a foreign language, you should be able to relax and enjoy shopping here.
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Keihan About 10-mins walk from East of Jingu MarutamachiStation
Subway Tozai Line About 15-mins walk from North of Higashiyama Station
City Bus About 1-min walk from Kumano Jinja Mae.

Hanami-Koji Street is the main street of Gion which runs from north to south. A famous Geisha district, Hanami-Koji is filled with shops, restaurants and ochaya (teahouses) and also nicely preserved machiya houses. The location is the best you can imagine for feeling the true old Kyoto.
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Keihan About 3-mins walk from East of Gion Shijo Station

Ishibei Koji is located near Kodaiji Temple and the Path of Nene in the Higashiyama Area of Kyoto. It is a quiet area in town with ryotei (restaurants) and ryokan (Japanese inn). The alley is paved with elegant stones and is one of Kyoto’s most atmospheric pedestrian-only walkway. It offers different view during the day and during the night when the pave way is lit-up.
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Keihan About 10-mins walk from East of Gion Shijo Station
City Bus About 2-min walk from Higashiyama Yasui

「Life Connected by Water」is the concept of Kyoto Aquarium. It is the first big scale inland aquarium in Japan. There is a dolphin stadium with multiple performances per day. Another main attraction of Kyoto Aquarium is the Japanese giant salamander which is designated as a special natural treasure and has been called “a living fossil”.
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About 15-mins walk from Kyoto Station Central Entrance
City Bus About 3-min walk from Nanajo Omiya/Kyoto Suizokukan Mae

The World Heritage listed Silver Pavilion is officially known as Jisho-ji. In 1482, shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa built his retirement villa modeling it after Golden Pavilion. During the annual Obon festival on August 16th, nearby is one of the recommended walking paths to view the Daimonji lit up. Up the mountain, one can enjoy the scenic view of Kyoto City.
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City Bus About 7-mins walk from Ginkakuji-michi

Funaoka Onsen is located south of Kyoto Funaoka-Yaman. It is one of the iconic public bath in Kyoto. The building remains the same since its opening in 1923. Some of the more impressive features include the cypress wood bathtub in the garden, the ornate water fountain in the cold water bath and the decorated ceiling of the changing room.
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City Bus About 6-mins walk from Senbonkuramaguchi
City Bus About 9-mins walk from Horikawakuramaguchi

Uzumasa is also known as Kyoto Studio park where many movies were shot here. It gives you the opportunity to learn about the history of Japanese film culture. Other attractions include ninja performances, a ninja maze, a 360 degree 3D theater, filming demonstrations, and a haunted house that is claimed to be one of the scariest in Japan.
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Randen About 5-mins walk from North of Uzumasa Kouryuji Station
JR Sanin Line About 5-mins walk from North of Uzumasa Station
Subway Tozai Line About 12-mins walk from West of Uzumasa Tenjingawa Station

Nijo Castle is a World Heritage site since 1994. It was built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of Tokunaga Ieyayasu. Ninomaru Palace (a National Treasure), built in the shoin-zukuri (library-style) of samurai of the Momoyama Period, contains gorgeous paintings on the walls and sliding doors. It was here that the last shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, restored the emperor to his ancient seat of power in 1867.
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Subway Tozai Line About 1-min walk from Nijojo Mae Station
City Bus About 1-min walk from Nijojo Mae

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