Kiyomizu-dera is temple in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Main hall of the stage and Otowa Falls is famous, every day, many tourists visit. It is the most popular tourist spot in Kyoto. Kiyomizu-dera has been a World Heritage Site as part of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”. 【Address】 1-294, Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0862, Japan […]

Nanzen-ji is head temple of the Rinzai Nanzen-ji sect in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. As “Above Gozan” in the Muromachi period, per the highest rank among the Zen of Japan, it flourished as the center of Gozan literature. In Kabuki “Sammongosannokiri”, Ishikawa Goemon is “Zekkeikana, Zekkeikana” dialogue say that watching the cherry blossoms in full bloom […]

Suirokaku is brick bridge that will be part of the branch of Lake Biwa hydrophobic passing through the precincts of Nanzenji aqueduct bridge. Like feel the aqueduct of ancient Rome, it is the design, such as works of art in the arch structure of brick. Often also in drama, one of Kyoto’s attractions that appeared […]

Heian-jingu is shrine in Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Heian-jingu to commemorate the Heian capital in 1100, was founded the Kanmu emperor as a deity in 1895. Every year, in the October 22 is a day of Heian capital, now Jidai-festival is performed to commemorate the foundation. 【Address】 97, Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8341, Japan 【Established】 […]

Ginkaku-ji is temple of the Rinzai Shokoku-ji sect in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Ginkaku-ji is a subtemple of Shōkoku-ji, Official name is the Jishō-ji. Ginkakuji has been a World Heritage Site as part of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”. 【Address】 2, Ginkakujicho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-8402, Japan 【Established】 A.D.1490 【Founder】 Ashikaga Yoshimasa 【Sect】 Rinzai Shōukoku-ji […]

Chion-in is head temp of Jodo sect in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. is beginning that the sect founder Honen opened the hermitage to Yoshimizu Higashiyama in the late Heian period. 1621, the second generation Shogun Tokugawa IeTadashi is erected the gates. Also the Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu was erected “Mieido” in 1639. 【Address】 400 Rinkacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, […]

Zenrin-ji is head temple of Jodo Nishiyama Zenrinji sect in Eikandocho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. It is called Eikan-do is a popular name. It is famous as the autumn leaves of attractions, is the precincts there are about 3 Thousand of autumn leaves, it is called “Eikan-do of maple”. Amitabha image as a principal image twisting […]

Kōdai-ji is temple of the Rinzai Kenninji sect in Shimokawaracho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. kitanomandokoro is the legal wife of Hideyoshi is it erected the temple was retractor in order to mourn the Hideyoshi. Foliage is famous, in the time of autumn leaves many tourists visit. 【Address】 526, Shimokawaracho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0825, Japan 【Established】 A.D.1606 […]

Yasaka-jinja, a shrine in Kitagawa, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Twenty-Two Shrines of one. It is the total headquarters of a nationwide Yasaka shrine and related shrine (about 2,300 shrine), Gion Festival to be held in July is famous. Next to the shrine, famous for weeping cherry Maruyama Park is located adjacent, cherry season many tourists visit. […]

Entoku-in is subtemple temple of Kōdai-ji Temple of the Rinzai sect Kennin-ji in Shimokawaracho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Fushimi Castle than cosmetic palace and the front yard was relocated Hideyoshi Toyotomi of legal wife Kitanomandokoro I will be known to have spent his later years. 【Address】 530, Shimokawaracho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0825, Japan 【Established】 A.D.1605 【Founder】 […]


Shōre-in is one of the Tendai sect five Monzeki in the Tendai sect of temple in Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Shōren-in are originally in one of the three Monzeki of Enryakuji Mount Hiei, reportedly “Shōren-bo” is the origin of Mount Hiei east tower. The foliage is famous and of every spring and autumn, special admission of […]

Tower of Yasaka is a temple of the Rinzai Kenninji in Kyoto, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, it has been reported that Prince Shotoku was founded in 592 years. The official name is “Hokanji”, but because the five-storied pagoda of height 46m in the precinct is a building that representative the Yasaka and Higashiyama has been popular is […]