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.