Aside from Kyoto, Nara is also known for the richness and beauty of its temples. Japan’s first permanent capital is a compact city that is suitable for day trippin’ from either Osaka or Kyoto.
Kyoto Station is not like any ordinary train station in Japan. Here’s what you can do to kill time while waiting for your train.
Standing 131 meters tall, Kyoto Tower is tallest structure in Kyoto. Located opposite Kyoto Station, the tower can be seen at every angle in the city. The Observation Deck gives you a one of a kind panoramic view over the entire city.
Hachiko, an Akita dog, was held up in Japanese culture as an example of loyalty and fidelity.
Fall under the spell of Kyoto’s timeless temple and catch the amazing view of the city as the day turns to dusk.
Enter the world of Mount Inari as you walk through the thousands gate and make a pit stop at Yotsutsuji intersection to catch the panoramic view of Kyoto.
From bamboo forest to its temple, you can literally spend the whole day at Arashiyama.
Kinkaku-ji temple or known as the Golden Pavillion, is one of Japan’s most treasured temples and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. No trip to Kyoto is complete without visiting this Zen Buddhist Temple.