Kyoto Prefecture

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Explore Kyoto
See the ancient capital of Japan, and experience its profound culture and splendid historical relics
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Hassle-free Transportation
Don't exhaust yourself battling traffic in Kyoto - see more of this gorgeous city with these travel passes and tickets for public transport!
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A Taste of Kyoto
Step into the city's prominent culinary scene for a real taste of authentic, local food culture
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Kimonos in Kyoto
Walk through the streets of Kyoto dressed in an elegant Japanese kimono
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Sagano Romantic Train Ticket (Kyoto Station Pick Up)
I searched the Internet and found that although Kyoto is good for sale, I am afraid that it will take time and I don’t know Japanese. Hey, I used klook to buy it all at once. After you buy it, you will need to fly in Kyoto for physical flight, and then you will first arrange for the burial (no picking) when the time comes, but at least you need to pre-develop the time when you set the itinerary in Hong Kong. I searched the Internet for Arashiyama Sagano, and there are many introductions, and some people study the direction to get the scenery first, but I personally focus on the most convenient way and I want to baa. It is recommended to buy a ticket if you live in Kyoto. If you don’t fly for one day, you will visit Arashiyama in Kyoto on the second day.

Top sights in Kyoto Prefecture

Kyoto gives you a glimpse of old Japan with its peaceful gardens, traditional shrines & temples, and graceful geishas. Kyoto is a must-visit for travelers looking for a laidback trip that guarantees an experience full of history and culture. Make sure to make the most out of the city with our list of the best Kyoto tourist attractions to visit!


Renowned for its simple yet elegant structure, the Kinkaku-ji or the Golden Pavilion is a hotspot for tourists visiting the city. The allure of this UNESCO World Heritage Site lies in the magnificent gold-leaf coated facade with a golden reflection on the pond surrounding it, which makes for a picture-perfect view. Near the pavilion, there is a Japanese tea house where you can enjoy a warm cup of tea and sweets.
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Fushimi Inari Taisha

Visit the Fushimi Inari Taisha, the most important shrine dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice and sake. Take a peaceful walk beneath the thousands of rows of vibrant orange torii gates of Senbon Torii that seem to go on endlessly. Aside from this iconic landmark, it also features mountain trails to other smaller shrines, which take around 2 hours to hike, and dozens of fox statues that are said to be messengers of Inari.
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Arashiyama is an underrated district in western Kyoto that features a quaint countryside and beautiful traditional temples. Pass by the Togetsukyo Bridge, a central landmark in the area that looks stunning against the mountain of trees in autumn. Just a short walk from the bridge is the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, a forest of bamboo reaching the sky, and Tenryuji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest temple in the area. When making a one-day Kyoto itinerary, Arashiyama is a destination you shouldn’t take for granted!
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Nijō Castle

Attesting to the power and prestige of the Tokugawa shoguns in Kyoto, the Nijō Castle stands strong even 400 years after it was first built. Walk past the two concentric rings of stone walls and moats fortifying the castle and come across the Ninomaru Palace. Though different from other European palaces, this boasts of an imposing yet elegant structure that showcases Japanese culture and architecture from the period. See the uniquely painted ceilings and screens and the blooming cherry and plum trees, and hear the chirping sound of the famous nightingale floors as you walk upon them.
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