FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
The most interesting southern Kyoto sights are three religious structures: Tofuku-ji, Fushimi-Inari Taisha, and Byodo-in; the latter is actually in the tea-producing city of Uji, which houses a variety of other religious sites including the quiet Zen temple, Kosho-ji, and the world heritage site, Ujigamijinja. Both Fushimi-Inari Taisha and the temple Daigo-ji in southern Kyoto are on mountains with
trails to explore.
Beyond the city is the semirural hillside area of Arashiyama, which lies along and above the banks of the Oi-gawa (the local name for the Katsura...
The two major sights in central Kyoto are the opulent Nijo Castle and the more modest Imperial Palace. The latter requires permission, and you...