Kinkakuji

The golden World Heritage site that glitters in the midst of each seasonal landscape

Kitano Tenmangu

Michizane Sugawara, a scholar who encouraged the pursuit of knowledge and achieved success as a politician, was enshrined as a Tenjin (heavenly deity)...

Ryoan-ji

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

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...

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...

Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle, constructed in the Edo period, is a registered National Historic Site. Ninomaru Palace is designated as a National Treasure, and other bu...

The Kamo Shrines

Kamigamo Shrine and Shimogamo Shrine continue on a lineage that has lasted from ancient times. They boast a popularity among the young since the shrin...

Aoi (Hollyhock) Festival

Continuing for 1400 years, this is Kyoto’s oldest festival relating the culture of the Heian dynasty. From the clothing and hairstyle to the makeup, t...

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...

Jidai Matsuri (Festival of Ages)

An event that started from the commemoration of the 1000 years of history of the former capital of Kyoto. The procession that faithfully realizes ever...

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...

Sento Imperial Palace

The highlight of Sento Imperial Palace is the beautiful garden surrounding a pond. With prior appointment, you can leisurely stroll in a sophisticated...

Nijo Jinya

The building was used as a rice exchange and also as an inn. For those reasons, it had undergone special construction to prevent fire and is highly pr...

Shimogamo Shrine

Shimogamo Shrine, known for one of Kyoto’s 3 Great Festivals, the Aoi Festival, is among the oldest shrines in Kyoto. While enjoying that walk through...

Kyoto International Manga Museum

This is the world’s largest manga museum housing valuable information on manga from Japan and abroad. And with more than 5,000 foreign-language manga,...

Manshu-in Temple

The dry landscape garden has white sand representing the flow of water and moss and pine trees as floating islands. There is the contrast between the...

Daitoku-ji Temple

Daitoku-ji has a deep relationship with Master Sen no Rikyu who served military commander Hideyoshi, someone who fancied the tea ceremony. It is a tem...

GEAR THEATER ART COMPLEX 1928

World-class performances given in a retro building constructed 90 years ago merged with a production utilizing the latest techniques to form entertain...

Daikakuji

Daikakuji is a temple with many things to see. Such as Japan’s oldest man made pond, the corridors of nightingale flooring which are floors which chir...

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...

Nishiki Market

Nishiki Market has 400 years of history. There is a festive atmosphere as you walk around the market. You can see foods that can only found in Kyoto.