Things to Do in Kyoto

Read about the top 43 things to do in Kyoto, Japan. Get ideas for Kyoto sightseeing and tourist attractions in Kyoto.
Ginkakuji (The Temple of the Silver Pavilion)
2 reviews
#1 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

Despite its name, don't expect glistening silver when you visit the 15th-century…

Tofuku-ji´s Hojo "Hasso" Gardens
1 review
#2 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

The Hojo (Abbot's Hall) is one of the main buildings in the Tofuku-ji. It was fo…

Kiyomizu-dera
5 reviews
#3 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

Kiyomizu temple is a pinnacle landmark in Kyoto signifying the prestigious histo…

Kinkakuji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion)
8 reviews
#4 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

Take bus numbers 101 or 205 from Kyoto Station to the Kinkaku-ji Michi bus stop.…

Gion (Geisha district), Kyoto
2 reviews
#5 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

If hunting for Geisha in Gion on your things to do list - Why don't you be one o…

Fushimi Inari Taisha
10 reviews
#6 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

I had planned to visit Fushimi Inari in Kyoto on my first trip to Japan but due …

Heian Jingu Shrine
2 reviews
#7 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

I've been to this shrine 3 times and only on the 3rd time have I been able to ta…

Tea Ceremony
2 reviews
#8 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

The Japanese tea ceremony is an reflection of Zen Buddhism, is studied to bring …

Sanjusangendo
3 reviews
#9 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

ITS Really amazing, I think only the Terracota of Xian will be better than this.…

Daitoku-ji
1 review
#10 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

I'm a big fan of temples and gardens and the city of Kyoto offers plenty of thos…

Arashiyama
2 reviews
#11 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

Visited Kyoto in Mid Nov 2010 , The place is famous for Autumn leaves and is bes…

Okamoto Kimono
1 review
#12 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

Very affordable and an experience not to be miss, renting a yukata or kimono as …

Ryoanji Temple
1 review
#13 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

The first I went to this temple was in 2000, with a tour group. This time I was …

Shosei-en Garden (Kikoku-tei)
1 review
#14 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

The Shosei-en Garden is a zen garden and it's part of the Higashi Honjanji Templ…

TOEI Kyoto Studio Park
1 review
#15 of 43 things to do in Kyoto

I usually blog about my trips and not so much on reviews. But I think TOEI Kyoto…

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