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We give you some recommendations for the local restaurants or sightseeing spots.
Please fully enjoy your time in Kyoto by using the information with our stay.
Sightseeing facilities around Kyoto Station
【Address】Karasuma Shichi-jo Agaru, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto 600-8505
Higashihongan-ji is so-named “Otou”. When you walk through the big gate, traditional and overwhelming buildings, Mieido and Amidado, are standing right in front of you. Some exhibitions are often taken place in the gallery.
【Address】Horikawa-Dori Hanaya‐cho sagaru, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto 600‐8501
Nishihongan-ji is called “Onishi”. Mieido and Amidado are registered in the national treasure.Shoin-no-Teien is the represented style of Karesansui in Momoyama-era.
【Address】1 Kujo-cho Minami-ku Kyoto 601-8473
Five storied pagoda is the must-see point in Toji. However, not only the pagoda, but twenty-one statues of Buddha including “Godai-Myou” registered in the national treasure can be seen here, too.
【Address】721-1 Higashishiokojicho Shichijo sagaru Karasuma-dori Shimogyo-ku Kyoto 600-8216
Kyoto tower is built with an imagination of the lighthouse at 131m height. From the observation platform at 100 m height, you can enjoy the seasonal views both in day time and at night.
【Address】294 Kiyomizu 1-chome Higashiyama Ward Kyoto 605-0862
Kiyomizu-dera is one of the most popular temples in Kyoto. The color of its scenery from the top of the stage will be seasonally varied and is just breathtaking.
【Address】526 Shimogawara-cho Higashiyama-ku Kyoto 605-0825
Kodai-ji has a beautiful garden inside. The light-up is seasonally held and every ones get well-reputation.
Sightseeing facilities of Sagano-Arashiyama-Takao
【Address】68 Susukinobaba-cho Saga-Tenryuji Ukyo-ku Kyoto
Tenryu-ji is known as a temple with the garden and great lake, so-called Sogenchiteien, in Arashiyama district.
Togetsu-kyo is the symbol of Arashiyama. Like the photo above, this angle of scenery with a combination of Arashiyama, Togetsu-kyo, and Katsura River is highly recommended for taking photos.