The Path of Philosophy is a pleasant path through the northern part of Higashiyama district. The path is most popular in early spring for the cherry blossom.
Eikan-do temple in Kyoto has more than 1,100 years of history and is dedicated to “Amida”. The temple is also well-known as “Eikan-do in Maple Leaves”.
Kiyomizu-dera is one of the most famous temples in Kyoto, every year more than 5 million people visit, is famous for its wooden stage “Kiyomizu-no-butai”
Chion-in temple is located in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. The temple is very famous for Sanmon gate, the largest wooden gate in Japan.
The great temple of Nanzen-ji temple in Kyoto has a distinctive Japanese rock garden and a large brick aqueduct that passes through the temple grounds.
A famous Shinto shrine featuring an excellent garden. Heian-jingu was built in Kyoto in 1895.
The most impressive sight to see is the spring cherry blossoms.
You can only enjoy wandering around the historic parts of Gion and Higashiyama, if you get up early or go out late. A quieter Kyoto gives you an atmospheric tranquility.
If you only have 1 day to see around Kyoto, take a highlight trip from Fushimi-Inari to Kiyomizu-dera and stroll along the preserved historic streets to Gion.