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Kyoto Attractions

Over 230 Kyoto attractions including Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), Ryoanji Temple, Nijo Castle, Gion Geisha District, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Byodoin Temple, Gіnkаkuјі Теmрlе and Arashiyama. Our guide includes the best gardens, temples, shrines, observation decks, museums, art galleries, Imperial properties and districts. Our guide  includes the Top Ten Kyoto Attractions as voted by our readers.

We have organised our guide to Kyoto Tourist Attractions into categories to make it easy to find what you are looking for, plus there is a map of the attractions.

  • Umekoji Koen

    Umekoji Koen is a public park in Kyoto which houses the Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum. Umekoji Koen is only a short walk from Kyoto Station and features a large open grassed area.

  • Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum

    Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum, in Kyoto, a railway museum focused on steam locomotives. Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum, which opened in 1972, has 19 locomotives on display. The Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum is centered around a 20 track round house, built in 1914, which is the oldest building of its kind Read more [...]

  • Sumiya Pleasure House

    Sumiya Pleasure House was a restaurant and entertainment venue for wealthy. The Sumiya Pleasure House is a designated Important Cultural Property as it is the only Ageya style architecture building remaining in excellent condition in Japan. The Sumiya Pleasure House was built in 1641 and then expanded to its current Read more [...]

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    Shosei-en Garden

    Shosei-en Garden is a formal Japanese garden, in Kyoto, which affiliated with the Higashi Honganji Temple. Shosei-en Garden features several tea houses, a large pond with a waterfall, stone lanterns along with trees and plants that flower throughout the year. Shosei-en Garden was designed by Ishiyama Saijo in 1643. Most Read more [...]

  • Nishi Honganji Temple

    Nishi Honganji Temple is one of two Buddhist temples two hundred metres apart in Kyoto, which were until recently the one temple. Nishi Honganji Temple features a large hall which are designated Important Cultural Properties. Nishi Honganji Temple also features a Japanese garden which is designated as a Special Place Read more [...]

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    Kyoto Station

    Kyoto Station is the most important transportation hub in Kyoto. Out the front of the Kyoto Station is the main Kyoto Bus Station where you can catch buses to most parts of Kyoto. Kyoto Station building is a very modern design and is one of the largest buildings in Japan.

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    Kyoto Tower

    Kyoto Tower dominates the skyline of Kyoto and seems out of place in the city of temples. Kyoto Tower and it observation deck are conveniently near Kyoto Station.

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    Honganji Temple

    Honganji Temple is actually two Buddhist temples two hundred metres apart in Kyoto, which were until recently the one temple. Both feature large halls which are designated Important Cultural Properties. The Nishi Honganji Temple features a Japanese garden which is designated as Special Place of Scenic Beauty and a UNESCO Read more [...]

  • Higashi Honganji Temple

    Higashi Honganji Temple is one of two Buddhist temples a two hundred metres apart in Kyoto, which were until recently the one temple. Higashi Honganji Temple is now officially called Shinshu Honbyo, but is known by most people as Higashi Honganji Temple. Higashi Honganji Temple features a large hall which Read more [...]