1/2 day itinerary

Kyoto Rainy Afternoon Half Day Itinerary



Day 1

Nanzenji ( 01:00 PM ~ 02:00 PM )
Eikan-do ( 02:20 PM ~ 03:20 PM )
Nishiki Market ( 04:00 PM ~ 05:00 PM )

Day 1 - Kyoto

01:00 PM 02:00 PM   -   Nanzenji


Take a stroll through the temple. On the wide temple grounds, you can enjoy the calm elegance of the rainy day and fully appreciate the beautiful interior surrounded by the fusuma (sliding door) paintings. At the honbo residence, enjoy some matcha tea while viewing the waterfall.


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Business Hours Everyday ( 09:00 AM ~ 04:30 PM )
Price Adults: 500 JPY
Child: 300 JPY
Address Nanzen-ji, Nanzenji Fukuchicho Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto See map
Telephone 075-771-0365
Website http://www.nanzen.net/english/

02:20 PM 03:20 PM   -   Eikan-do


Walk over to Eikan-do Temple which becomes even more beautiful after mid-November with the appearance of the fall colors. It’s a 10-minute walk from Nanzen-ji Temple. Along with the wooden corridors which were built along the mountain slope, the beauty of the moss within the temple grounds that intensifies during rainy weather is another one of its charms.


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Business Hours Everyday ( 09:00 AM ~ 05:00 PM )
Price Adults: 600 JPY
Child: 400 JPY
Address Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji,48 Eikandocho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto See map
Telephone 075-761-0007
Website http://www.eikando.or.jp/English/index_eng.html

04:00 PM 05:00 PM   -   Nishiki Market


Head over to Nishiki Market, known as “The Kitchen of the Capital”. In addition to seasonal ingredients and special products of Kyoto, there are also shops called “o-banzai” which sell home-cooked foods. Since it is an arcade shopping district, you can enjoy your shopping without worrying about the weather.


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Address Nishiki Market, 596 Nishidaimonjicho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture See map
Website https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nishiki_Market

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By Midori