Sanjusangen-do

A museum of Buddhist statues – 1001 life size statues of Senju Kannon

Higashiyama

Higashiyama or “east mountain”, located on the east side of Kyoto, is called this because of the many mountains there. There are many temples with bea...

Samurai Kembu Theater

From instructors trained in the Seiga school of kembu, or swordplay, you will be able to experience the feelings of a samurai at this dojo through the...

Sanneizaka (Sannenzaka)

Going through Ninenzaka from the northern area of Yasaka Shrine, Maruyama Park and Kodai-ji Temple, this is a lane on a hill that goes down to Kiyomiz...

Ishibei Koji

Go south from the southern tower gate of Yasaka Shrine and then take the 3rd left to enter a small narrow lane. Along the sides, there are ryotei rest...

Kodai-ji

Kodai-ji was established by the widow of Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Nene. There is a splendid Japanese garden taking advantage of the natural scenery of Higa...

Gion

Gion is very popular among tourists for its bustling downtown streets. The famous Yasaka Shrine is on the outskirts of Gion. Maiko and geisha (known l...

Hanami Koji Street

A street that cuts from north to south through Kyoto’s finest pleasure district of Gion. Bordered by Shijo Avenue, the northern part of the street is...

Yasaka Shrine

A shrine located close to Hanamachi , the origin of Kyoto’s Gion district. It is popular as a place to earn the grace of the gods for protection again...

Kyoto National Museum

Among Kyoto’s cultural assets, there is a collection of art from all places in the country and Asia in addition to handicrafts. In the permanent displ...

Kiyomizu-dera

Kiyomizu-dera is a Kannon temple where the goddess Kannon is worshipped. Kiyomizu-dera has a particularly long history among the temples of Kyoto and...

Ponto-cho

Ponto-cho is located in the center of Kyoto. In the teahouses that occupy the townhouses there, you can see maiko and geisha. A highlight is the Kamo...

Chion-in Temple

Chion-in Temple is a large temple that has been familiarly called as “Chiyoin-san”. It is a grand Buddhist structure that was established with the sup...

Maruyama Park

Maruyama Park is a famous place for sakura or the cherry blossoms. It is a popular spot to take a stroll in the beautiful Japanese garden, free of adm...

Gion Shirakawa

Enjoy the scenery of a cobblestone path running along ancient town houses and the view of the Shirakawa River flowing along the road. It is the most a...

Shoren-in

Shoren-in has a history of being of used as a temporary Imperial Palace. The Kacho-den guesthouse has a beautiful view of the garden and pond.

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.

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...

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...

Kyoto Tower

Kyoto Tower is always a sight to behold in Kyoto. Its distinctive appearance is perfect for photos, but the inside of the tower is also not to be miss...

JR Kyoto Station

Kyoto Station is the gateway to the ancient capital, boasting a thousand years of history. In the Kyoto Station Building, there are plenty of restaura...