This is the head of more than 30 thousand Inari shrines (the most numerous shrines) scattered all over Japan.
Commonly known as the Golden Pavilion Temple because of its characteristic golden colour, this Zen Buddhist temple is one of the most…
The famous Buddhist temple in Kyoto has had its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1994.
If you are a fan of traditional Japanese cuisine, this place is a must visit for you.
This sea of bamboo stalks can be found just outside Kyoto, to the west, in the Arashiyama district.
Built in 1603, this castle belongs to one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World…
Kyoto's most popular spot for cherry blossom viewing. The most famous place in the park is the Shidarezakura (weeping cherry tree), which…
A Zen temple from the 15th century AD. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens, with famous decorative sand patterns, trees, and ponds, said…
The Philosopher's Walk is a pedestrian path that follows a cherry-tree-lined canal in Kyoto, between Ginkaku-ji and Nanzen-ji.
Ryōan-ji is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. It belongs to the Myōshin-ji school of the Rinzai branch of Zen Buddhism.
Tenryū-ji—more formally known as Tenryū Shiseizen-ji—is the head temple of the Tenryū branch of Rinzai Zen Buddhism, located in…
Nanzen-ji, or Zuiryusan Nanzen-ji, formerly Zenrin-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan.
This charming more than 150 meters long bridge with wonderful views of Mount Arashiyama is a great place for a stroll.
Iwatayama Monkey Park is a commercial park located in Arashiyama in Kyoto, Japan.
Come regain some Zen in this wonderful temple complex that consists of 22 sub-temples.
Shimogamo Shrine in Japanese, is the common name of an important Shinto sanctuary in the Shimogamo district of Kyoto city's Sakyō ward.
A Buddhist Shinto shrine that is over 1000 years old. In this very shrine, an actual person was proclaimed god a long time ago.
This is the head temple of the Pure Land Buddhist sect. Its name means View of Eternity Hall and Temple of Forest of Zen.
A beautiful temple with amazing atmosphere of peace and silence. There is a wonderful moss garden surrounding the temple.
A Buddhist temple that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a unique and breathtaking sight to behold.
This astonishing villa, which dates back to the 17th century, is a former estate of the Japanese emperor.