Top 7 Attractions - Kyoto
Japan is a beautiful country that has quite a few cities you should be visiting. When you are in Kyoto you should know about the best attractions in this gorgeous city in Japan. With that being said, here are the top 7 attractions in Kyoto.
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7. Daigo-ji -
With the Buddhist temple overlooking the grounds you will love the fact this is a temple that has a beautiful pond you will enjoy, but also enjoy the gardens that are present as well. You will also love the fact this is a place that has a museum for you to enjoy as well.
6. Tenryu-ji -
This is a Zen temple that is from the 1300's and it is situated at the base of the mountains. What you will love about this location is the fact that it has some great teahouses that are present and a gorgeous serene garden to enjoy and relax.
5. Kyoto Imperial Palace -
This is a traditional style of Japanese palace that is going to provide you with a great feel of the palaces in Japan. However, this will also make it quite a bit easier for you to find the way around the palace. This is only open five days a week, so you need to check to see if they are open when you are planning your trip.
4. Ryoan-ji -
This is another temple location, which is something you are going to find common as top attractions in Japan. This is a beautiful location that has a famous zen garden, but it also has a great yudofu restaurant to enjoy on the grounds as well.
3. Arashiyama -
This is one of those scenic forest you are going to fall in love with, but you need to realize this is also a great place for you to see some of the best water obstacles, but also have a chance to see a mature bamboo forest.
2. Nijo Castle -
This is a wooden structured castle that you are going to love for the history that is present here. The Nijo castle was a home that held one of the famous Japanese in history with shogun leyasu residing here.
1. Kiyomizu-dera -
This is one of the most iconic temples in the region for the Buddhist faith. However, what you need to realize is this is a temple that has some of the best views with its location being on top of Mount Otowa.