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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Kamigyo-ku
1 of 103 Kyoto Attractions & Landmarks
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Dating back 1200 years, at one time kumihimo were fasteners for sutra scrolls and tea caddies. They were used on sword...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Ukyo-ku
2 of 103 Kyoto Attractions & Landmarks
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Flanked by traditional teahouses, the massive vermilion torii gate is the entrance to the hillside trek up Atago-san....
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
3 of 103 Kyoto Attractions & Landmarks
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It was Emperor Kounin's request to the priest Zenshu that resulted in the temple's construction which was finished in...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Sakyo-ku
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Known for its camellias, Anraku-ji was established ca. 1211-1212, soon after Honen's return from banishment in Tosa, to...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Ukyo-ku
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Hiking enthusiasts will make the effort to trek up to this mountain shrine--at a bit more than 900 meters, it is the...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Outside the city
6 of 103 Kyoto Attractions & Landmarks
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Byodoin, the temple pictured on the back of the JPY10 coin, is one of the few remaining edifices dating back to the...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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Shurei Oyamada, head retainer of the "fencing" Yagyu family and was pivotal in keeping them prominent, formerly resided...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Higashiyama-ku
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Its popular name Rokudo-san refers to the six areas reserved for the deceased. Since the 10th century this temple has...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Shimogyo-ku
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Genji Monogatari aficionados will enjoy a visit to this sometimes overlooked or unknown museum. A pivotal place in...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Religious
Neighborhood: Ukyo-ku
10 of 103 Kyoto Attractions & Landmarks
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Established in 876 AD as a temple, it is located adjacent to the Ozawa pond. In the 1600s, Emperor Saga's imperial...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Kita-ku
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A large walled complex of Zen temples, and sub-temples originating in the fourteenth century, which have undergone...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Outside the city
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Built to thwart demons from the northeast, and the home of Tendai (Buddhist esoteric tantric) sect, Enryakuji is...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Sakyo-ku
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At the northern end of Kyoto City, on the first hill of note, Entsuji Temple (Rinzai Zen) garden has shakkei or a...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Kita-ku
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Soak in the atmosphere at recently refurbished Funaoka Onsen (actually a public bathhouse rather than a hot spring)....
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Fushimi-ku
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Another famed Kyoto landmark, Fushimi Inari is an eccentric and exhilarating sight. Literally thousands of bright...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
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Formerly called the Hokoji, it is known as Japan's first Buddhist temple. It was removed to this site from Asuka in 718...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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Nara is famous for art works, particular to the region, employing traditional techniques going back for a millennium....
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Sakyo-ku
18 of 103 Kyoto Attractions & Landmarks
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The Garden of Fine Art situated adjacent to the north entrance of Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Gardens seeks to...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Fushimi-ku
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Located in a residential neighborhood, historically known as an area where Hideyoshi built one of his castles, Fushimi...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Ukyo-ku
20 of 103 Kyoto Attractions & Landmarks
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The Tale of Heike tells us that two of Kiyomari Taira's [1118-1181] mistresses, both dancers of the Heian period, took...
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