All Landmarks in Sakyo

Sakyo Landmarks

Guide to Sakyo landmarks which includes significant buildings, bridges, statues, intersections and structures in Sakyo.

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    Philosopher’s Walk Kyoto

    Philosopher’s Walk Kyoto is the name given to a 2km-long path through north-eastern Kyoto. Philosopher’s Walk Kyoto travels along a path next to a small river lined with cherry blossom trees passing five significant temples and two shrines.

  • Shugakuin Imperial Villa

    Shugakuin Imperial Villa also known as the Shugakuin Detached Palace is a separate, but related site from the Kyoto Imperial Palace (hence detached) which features three main gardens and some tea houses. These Japanese gardens are considered to be some of the best in Japan. Shugakuin Imperial Villa is in Read more [...]

  • Daimonji

    Daimonji is the character meaning large or great, however in Kyoto this is also the site where a bonfire in the shape of this character is lit during the Gozan no Okuribi (commonly referred to as the Daimonji) festival. During this festival, held on August 16th, five giant bonfires are Read more [...]