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
Religious Site, Landmark, Shrine
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
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 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
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
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
Theater, Neighborhood, Landmarks
', 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, History Museum
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 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
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.
Shopping, Specialty Store
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
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
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 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 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