Sights & Attractions in Kyoto

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Fodor's Choice Sights in Kyoto

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Adashino Nembutsu-ji
The most unusual feature of this temple is the cemetery, where...
Religious Sites Arashiyama
 
Enryaku-ji
With a view over the mountain ranges and the sound of chanting...
Religious Sites Northern Kyoto
 
Fushimi-Inari Taisha
Many visitors find Fushimi-Inari Taisha's thousands of red lacquered...
Religious Sites Southern Kyoto
 
Ginkaku-ji
The Temple of the Silver Pavilion was intended to dazzle the...
Religious Sites Eastern Kyoto
 
Katsura Imperial Villa
The setting for this villa is a perfect example of Japanese integration...
Houses / Mansions Arashiyama
 
Kinkaku-ji
Possibly the world's most ostentatious retirement cottage, the...
Religious Sites Western Kyoto
 
Kiyomizu-dera
Pilgrims have climbed Higashiyama's cobblestone streets lined...
Religious Sites Eastern Kyoto
 
Koinzan Saiho-ji
Entrance into this temple complex transports you into an extraordinary...
Gardens / Arboretums Arashiyama
 
Nijo-jo
In the early Edo period, the first Tokugawa shogun, Ieyasu, stripped...
Castles / Palaces Central Kyoto
 
Sanjusangen-do
One of Kyoto's most awe-inspiring spectacles, this 400-foot-long...
Religious Sites Eastern Kyoto
 
Tenryu-ji
For good reason this is known as the Temple of the Heavenly Dragon:...
Religious Sites Arashiyama
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