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.
Yoshimine-dera is a hidden mountain side temple with various flowers located in Kyoto’s western mountains. Visitors can enjoy cherry blossom, hydrangeas and autumn color.
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.
Yasaka Koshin-do, a small temple nearby Yasaka-no-to pagoda in the Higashiyama district welcome you with colorful monkeys and protect you from illnesses.
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, 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「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, located in the south of Kyoto station, offers the elegant atmosphere of the Heian aristocracy with its expanded beautiful garden.
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.
Ginkaku-ji Temple, the silver Pavilion, located at the end of the path of philosophy in Kyoto’s Higashiyama. The temple is famous for its unique dry sand garden.
Kennin-ji is of the best Zen Temple in Kyoto, located just south of Kyoto’s famous Gion geisha district. The temple has beautiful zen gardens and artworks.
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.
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.
Nariai-ji Temple is located in Kyoto’s Miyazu area on the northen side of the Amanohashidate sandbar. Visitors can see the one of the best scenic views.
Shinnyo-do, located in Kyoto near Ginkaku-ji temple has a beautiful three-storied pagoda. The temple is a popular spot for cherry blossoms and autumn colors.
Yuki-Jinja, a quiet Momoyama-style shrine in moss-covered grounds, located in sacred Mt. Kurama on the north side of Kyoto. The Fire Festival is held on OCT 22.
Bishamon-do Temple, located in Kyoto is one of the Tendai sect of Buddhism. Autumn leaves is very famous, and the temple’s grounds become colorful.
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.
Rurikoin, a buddhist temple is located in Yase, Kyoto’s northern mountains to offer stunning sites and an amazing atmosphere in spring and autumn.
Komyo-ji Temple in Nagaokakyo is filled with brilliant red maple trees in the late November. Visitors can see an awsome picturesque scenery.
Tofuku-ji is a large Zen temple in Kyoto with unique and beautiful Zen gardens, is particularly famous for its spectacular autumn colors.
Adashino Nenbutsu-ji Temple, located at the end of the Saga-Toriimoto preserved street in Arashiyama is filled with hundreds of stone statues.
Kurama-dera Temple is located on the wooded northern mountains of Kyoto City. Feel the energy from natural blessings. The area is famous for its hot-spring.
Matsuo Taisha Shrine, one of the oldest shrine in Kyoto, Arashiyama houses a god of Sake, with Highly-reputed gardens created by a genius of landscaping.
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 .
Shogunzuka Seiryuden is located on the mountaintop of Higashiyama, Kyoto. A spacious wooden observation deck offers spectacular panoramic views of Kyoto
Kegon-ji Temple, referred to as Suzumushi-dera in Kyoto, arashiyama attract visitors with mossy atmosphere and lovely singing of crickets in all seasons.
Shoden-ji is a small, quiet zen temple in the northen part of Kyoto with a dry zen garden tugged at the British rock legend David Bowie’s heartstrings.
Fujinomori Jinja is an ancient shrine located in southern Kyoto. The hydrangea garden blooms in June. You can enjoy strolling among them in full bloom.
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