Kyoto Things To Do (408 results)

  • Golden Pavilion

    Kinkaku-ji, lit. "Temple of the Golden Pavilion"), officially named Rokuon-ji, lit. "Deer Garden Temple"), is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. The garden complex is an excellent example of

    Landmark, Religious Site

  • 八坂神社 Yasaka Shrine


    Religious Site, Landmark, Shrine

  • Kyoto National Museum

    The is one of the major art museums in Japan. The museum is located in Higashiyama Ward in Kyoto. The collections of the Kyoto National Museum focus on pre-modern Japanese and Asian art. The main coll

    Museum, History Museum, Art Museum

  • Kyoto Art Center

    The Kyoto Art Center is a venue for promoting the arts which is located in the heart of Kyoto, Japan. The center, a three-story reinforced-concrete building, occupies the site of the former Meirin Ele

    Art Gallery, Performance, Museum

  • Kyoto Concert Hall

    Kyoto Concert Hall is a concert hall in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan. It opened in 1995 as part of the 1200 anniversary celebrations of the foundation of Heian-kyō. The shoebox-style Main Hall seats 1833 an

    Concert Hall

  • National Museum Of Modern Art, Kyoto

    The is an art museum in Kyoto, Japan. This Kyoto museum is also known by the English acronym MoMAK (National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto).

    Museum, Art Museum

  • Kyoto Imperial Palace

    The is the former ruling palace of the Emperor of Japan. The emperors have resided at the Tokyo Imperial Palace since 1869 (Meiji Restoration); the preservation of the Kyōto Imperial Palace was ordere

    Landmark, Historical Place, Government Building, Park

  • Gion


    Theater, Neighborhood, Landmarks

  • Fushimi Castle

    ', also known as Momoyama Castle or Fushimi-Momoyama Castle', is a castle in Kyoto's Fushimi Ward. The current structure is a 1964 replica of the original built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi.HistoryThe c

    Historical Place, Military Facility, Landmark, Castle

  • Museum

    Museum, History Museum

  • Ryozen Museum Of History

    The is a history museum located in Kyoto, Japan. It specializes in the history of the Bakumatsu period and the Meiji Restoration. The Museum is next to the Kyoto Ryozen Gokoku Shrine.

    Landmark, Museum, History Museum

  • Teramachi Street

    Teramachi Street is a historical street in Kyoto, Japan, running north-south. The area extending from Shijō Street to somewhat above Sanjō Street is an arcade containing an assortment of shops and ser


  • Lake Biwa Canal

    In 1996 the canal was designated a Historic Site. As of 2008, the waterway is not used so much to generate electricity, but rather for water supply, fire-fighting and irrigation purposes.

    Canal, Landmarks

  • Kyoto Handicraft Center

    Shopping, Specialty Store

  • Takashimaya

    Department Store

  • Arashiyama

    is a district on the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan. It also refers to the mountain across the Ōi River, which forms a backdrop to the district. Arashiyama is a nationally-designated Historic Site


  • Chion In

    The vast compounds of Chion-in include the site where Hōnen settled to disseminate his teachings and the site where he died.

    Temple, Religious Site

  • Maruyama Park

    The main entrance to the park is through Yasaka Shrine, which sits at the eastern end of Shijō Street in the Gion District. Directly to the north (and abutting the park) is the vast temple of Chion-in


  • Doshisha University

    Doshisha was founded in 1875 as Doshisha English School, and in 1920 it was granted university status. The university now encompasses 14 faculties and 16 graduate schools with numerous affiliated inst


  • Imamiya Shrine

    Imamiya Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan. It was originally established for patrons to pray for safety from an epidemic, though it has evolved into a shrine where patrons can

    Shrine, Religious Site

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