Kyoto Area

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Iwatayama Monkey Park offers visitors a chance to encounter monkeys directly on the mountain top.

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Gioji is compared with a secret garden, owning one of the most magnificent and peaceful mossy garden as well as the most splendid scene of autumn red leaves.

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The Nichiren Buddhism temple Jojakkoji has the name of the beautiful heaven in Tendai Buddhism, thanks to its spectacular costume everytime autumn comes

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Okoshi Sanso throws down a challenge to all the imperial properties of Kyoto city, ranking as one among the top sightseeing across the city

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One among tens ancient temples around Kyoto, Daikakuji is the leading temple of Daikakuji Shingon Buddhism

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The tiny temple Jakkoin ranks with Sanzenin as some of the most famous scenic temples of Ohara

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Hiding in beautiful Ohara village, Sanzenin is the main attraction, famous for the guardian deity of children Jizo

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Jingoji temple in autumn is an outstanding example for Japanese art of installation, the way they put religion in the middle of trees and mountains

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Ninnaji temple, the center of the Omuro sect of Shingon Buddhism in Kyoto is famous over hundred others thanks to its massive structure

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The lavish appearance of Shugakuin Imperial Villa makes it the most beautiful among four Imperial Palaces in Kyoto

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The perfect quality of Fushimi sake is almost created by the smooth and mellow underground water of the district

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The Shingon sect Buddhist temple Toji is visible from the distance as you can see it's tall pagoda even from a window of a train pulling into Kyoto city

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Daigoji temple in Kyoto has such a huge precinct covering the whole area of Daigosan mountain as one of the largest temples of the prefecture

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As one of the Five Great Zen temples of Kyoto, Tofukuji is one among must visited spots across Kyoto of those who love religion or else, the quietness

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Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka in Higashiyama, here you can imagine what exactly Kyoto looked like in the past

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Shisendo temple is famous for its magnificent garden designed by Jozan himself to enjoy the changing seasonal beauty

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Honenin temple is one of recommended stops along the Philosopher’s path of Kyoto, among outstansing names of Nanzenji, Anrakuji or Ginkakuji

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Kyoto City Zoo occupies a vast area of Okazaki Park by a grandiose collection of animals, from the rarest specie in Japan and even over the world to lovely livestock

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Minamiza Kabuki theater is widely considered as the birthplace of Kabuki in Kyoto, registered as a Japanese Tangible Cultural Property in 1996.

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Hiding the oldest Zen garden in Kyoto, Kenninji is describe as an oasis of peaceful in the edge of the busy Gion district

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Lying just north of Nanzenji, Eikando temple attracts endless flows of tourists, gathering under autumn foliage of maple trees every late November of year

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People often call Chionin temple as the Vantican of Pure land Buddhism because it is the head temple of the Jodo sect of Buddhism

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In such a holy land of religion like the ancient Kyoto, Heian Jingu has a unique meaning to Kyoto history and development

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Shorenin temple used to be known as a part of the leading temple of the Tendai Budhist sect Enryakuji on Hiei mountain

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Philosopher’s Path is just a narrow trail of about 2 kilometers leaving Nanzenji temple to come to the Silver Pavilion Ginkakuji

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Against the indispensable flow of modernization, Gion remains as an elegant traditional district

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Mentioning the Five Greate Zen temples of Kyoto, the head temple of Rinzai Zen, Nanzezji seems to be the most outstanding among the other

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Sanjusangendo is a spectacular temple of Buddhism’s Tendai sect, extremely famous for its collection of 1001 Senju Kannon statues

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Kyoto Botanical Garden is considered as a hidden treasure of the city, over time becoming one of the greatest botanical gardens in all over Japan

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Kyoto tower rising up to the height of 131 meters through the heart of city has dominated the horizon, becoming the tallest structure in Kyoto

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