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.
Maruyama Park is behind Yasaka Shrine in the Higashiyama District in Kyoto. The park is popular for both locals and visitors, particularly when cherry trees bloom.
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.
The Sagano scenic train runs along the Hozugawa river to offer breathtaking landscapes. Passengers can enjoy the scenic beauty of cherry blossoms, red maple trees.
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.