mikane jinja

Mikane Jinja Shrine/ Kyoto

Mikane Jinja Shrine, a deity of gold in Kyoto attracts people wishing for economic fortune, located near Nijo Castle. A shining golden trii gate welcomes you.

okazaki shrine

Okazaki Shrine/ Kyoto

Okazaki Shrine, located on the east of Heian-Jingu, filled with a lot of cute rabbits as its guardian deity, is a place to pray for safe births of children.

yasui konpira gu

Yasui Konpira-gu Shrine/ Kyoto

Yasui Konpira-gu Shrine is located in the Gion geisha district between Kennin-ji Temple and Yasaka Pagoda, to end bad relationships and start good ones.

Koetsu-ji Temple / Kyoto, Kitayama

Koetsu-ji, a Buddhist temple in the north west Kyoto, flourished as a village of artists, and the heart of tea ceremony was named after Honami Koetsu, a master of arts.

gio-ji temple

Gio-ji Temple/ Kyoto

Gio-ji「祇王寺」, a quiet sub-temple of Daikaku-ji Temple is located to the north of Arashiyama, in the Sagano area of Kyoto. The temple is surrounded by trees and moss green gardens, to offer tranquility.


Jonan-gu Shrine / Kyoto

Jonan-gu Shrine, located in the south of Kyoto station, offers the elegant atmosphere of the Heian aristocracy with its expanded beautiful garden.


Byodo-in Temple/ Kyoto-Uji

Byodo-in Temple「平等院」, located in Uji city, Kyoto is a good example of Buddhist Pure Land architecture. The Phoenix Hall is featured on the back of 10 yen coin.

senko-ji temple

Senko-ji 「千光寺」/ Kyoto

Senko-ji, a small zen temple, located on the Arashiyama mountainside that offers a panoramic view of the city of Kyoto, and some peace and quiet.

tenjyuan temple

Tenjuan Garden 「天授庵」/ Kyoto

In the Nanzen-ji Temple’s grounds, a few steps away from the Sanmon-gate is the Tenjuan. In Autumn, the garden is colored with brilliant red autumn leaves.

yuki jinja

Jingo-ji Temple 「神護寺」/ Kyoto

Jingo-ji Temple, located on the hillside of Mt. Takao is one of the best spots for autumn leaves. Visitors can see a great view of the valley of Kiyotaki river.

matsuo taisha
shorenin temple

Shorenin Temple 「青蓮院」/ Kyoto

Shorenin, located in Higashiyama, is an attractive temple, delightful and quiet. you can enjoy 4 gardens to stroll and sit on the tatami room with a green tea .

seiryuden wooden deck
fujinomori shrine
Kodai-ji, raked gravel garden

Kodai-ji Temple 「高台寺」/ Kyoto

Kodai-ji is an outstanding temple with two impressive gardens in Higashiyama district. The temple is famous for some of the historical personages and artifacts