Daikakuji

Daikakuji: The temple with the oldest man made pond in Japan

Nison-in Temple

Nison-in Temple is located in the area of Sagano, once a villa area for the Heian nobility and was established in the 9th century on the order of Empe...

Sagano Railway (Torokko Trains)

The “Torokko” trains run on scenic routes through the Hozu River valley. The train’s wooden interior and the scenery of the four seasons, including th...

Giou-ji Temple

Giou-ji is an ancient temple with a quiet atmosphere surrounded by a bamboo forest and maple trees. The moss-covered garden is beautiful. When the dan...

Adashino Nenbutsu-ji Temple

Approximately 1200 years ago, the Buddhist monk Kukai founded the temple in an area where the weather-beaten remains of people were buried. More than...

Jojakko-ji Temple

Jojakko-ji Temple was built on Mt. Ogura between 1596 and 1614. Without any walls for the temple, it has been constructed so that it seems to melt int...

Chikurin-no-Komichi

To the north of Tenryu-ji Temple, Chikurin-no-Komichi extends from Nonomiya Shrine to Ōkōchi Sansō. The bamboo forest that seems to stretch all the wa...

Arashiyama

Togetsukyo Bridge is an elegant bridge symbolizing Arashiyama. The trolley trains and the cruise down Hozu River lets you enjoy nature throughout the...

Kyoto Hanatoro

Kyoto Hanatoro features light and flowers. With softly-illuminated streets filled with shrines and temples, cultural properties and spirit, this is a...

Okochi Sanso (Mountain Villa)

Denjiro Okochi, famed for his roles in period dramas, created the garden and villa for Okochi Sanso. You can fully enjoy the beautiful Japanese garden...

Keifuku Electric Railroad Co. Arashiyama Station

Arashiyama Station is popular for the beloved Randen trains that come and go from here. In addition to the foot bath facilities inside the station, th...

Tenryu-ji Temple

Tenryu-ji Temple once possessed all of the Arashiyama area. It has a garden which hasn’t changed in 700 years and an ink painting 9 meters in diameter...

Togetsu-kyo Bridge

A north-south bridge spanning the Katsura River with the lush greenery of Arashiyama in the background, changing throughout the seasons. Extending 155...

Toei Kyoto Studio Park

You can observe the filming of movies on the streets where the Edo Era has been recreated. This is a theme park that can be enjoyed by the whole famil...

Ninna-ji Temple

This temple was built in the year 888 by Emperor Uda. Ninna-ji, built in the style of Heian Era nobility residences, was recognized as a National Trea...

Ryoan-ji

Hosokawa Katsumoto established Ryōan-ji in 1450 during the Muromachi period, when Zen sects flourished. “Karesansui” or dry landscape gardens represen...

Myoshin-ji Temple

This is a Zen temple that contains many Important Cultural Properties such as a bath house that was built in the Edo Era and the 12-meter Unryu-zu pai...

Takao

There are many shrines that are in harmony with the elegance of nature at Mt. Takao. In the autumn, the beautiful colors spread out and the leaves of...

Kinkakuji

Kinkakuji was established in 1397 by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu. Kinkakuji is known for the dazzling appearance of its reliquary hall in the middle of the po...

Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama

A monkey park in the popular Kyoto tourist area?! Find this hidden nature park where you can enjoy hiking as well as the wild monkeys.

Saiho-ji Temple (Koke-dera)

This is a moss garden that is a lush green thanks to the rainy season. The contrast of red leaves and the green moss during fall is beautiful. Reserv...