) is the seventh largest city in Japan
situated some 10 km north-east of Mukō
and 480 km from Tokyo
. The population of the the megapolis was estimated at 1,459,700 people according to the 2008 census Many people visit Kyoto to experience its shrines and buddhist temples.
The nearest airport Osaka Intl (IATA: ITM) is about 60 km away.
Interesting places in Kyoto
Senbon Torii (千本鳥居) is a tourist attraction, one of the Shrines in Kyoto, Japan. It is located: 118 km from Osaka, 187 km from Kobe, 318 km from Nagoya.
Tōfuku-ji (東福寺) is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku in Kyoto, Japan. Tōfuku-ji takes its name from two temples in Nara, Tōdai-ji and Kōfuku-ji. It is one of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or " five great Zen temples of Kyoto" Its honorary sangō prefix is Enichi-san (慧日山).
Yasaka ShrineШаблон: Nihongo, once called Gion Shrine, is a Shinto shrine in the Gion District of Kyoto, Japan. Situated at the east end of Shijō-dōri (Fourth Avenue), it was built originally in 656. The shrine includes several buildings, including gates, a main hall and a stage.
Shijo-ohashi Bridge (四条大橋) is a tourist attraction, one of the Bridges in Kyoto, Japan. It is located: 127 km from Osaka, 192 km from Kobe, 316 km from Nagoya.
Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji (永観堂禅林寺) is the head temple for the Seizan branch of Japan's Jōdo shū (Pure Land) Buddhist sect, located in the town of Eikandō, in Kyoto's Sakyō-ku. It was founded by Shinshō, a pupil of Kūkai, and is famous for its fall foliage and for its prominence in the past as a center of learning.
Fushimi Inari Taisha (伏見稲荷大社) is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari which is 233 metres above sea level, and includes trails up the mountain to many smaller shrines which span 4 kilometers and takes approximately 2 hours to walk up.
Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), known more fully as Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera (音羽山清水寺) is an independent Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto. The temple is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) UNESCO World Heritage site. (It should not be confused with Kiyomizu-dera in Yasugi, Shimane, which is part of the 33-temple route of the Chūgoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage through western Japan. )
In Japanese, is the common name of an important Shinto sanctuary in the Shimogamo district of Kyoto city's Sakyō ward. Its formal name is Kamo-mioya-jinja (賀茂御祖神社). It is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan and is one of the seventeen Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The term Kamo-jinja in Japanese is a general reference to Shimogamo Shrine and Kamigamo Shrine, the traditionally linked Kamo shrines of Kyoto; Shimogamo is th…
If you have already seen Kyoto, there are still plenty of things to do on the outskirts of the city. Are you fancy to travel around a bit? Here is our list:
Be sure to check out photos of the area taken by other travellers.