Nijo-Castle is in the Nijo Castle the town Nishiiri Horikawa Nijodori Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. It is a castle that Tokugawa Ieyasu was built as Kyoto of the accommodation in 1603. 15 Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu will be the location of the end of the Edo period that made the “Taiseihokan”. Nijo-Castle has been a World Heritage […]

Sanjusangen-do is in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. The official name is Rengeoinhon-do. In the temple that are relevant to Go-Shirakawa Emperor, Sanjusangen-do the name is derived from the fact that between the pillar is 33. It has been exhibited, “Senjukannon Zazo” and “Sentaisen Jukannon Ryuzo”, I feel an overwhelming force. Early spring tradition “Sanjusangen-do of archery” […]

Sennyū-ji is head temple of Shingon Sennyū-ji sect in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Sennyū-ji is a temple that is relevant to the imperial family together with such Ninna-ji and Daikaku-ji. In erecting, from the fact that water has sprung from one corner of the precinct, it was given the name the “Sennyū-ji”. 【Address】 27, Sennyuji Yamanochicho, […]

Kyoto-gyoen national park in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Within the park, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Sento Imperial Palace, Kyoto Omiya Imperial Palace, the Imperial Household Agency Kyoto office, there is the Imperial Household Agency, Imperial Guard-related facilities such as Imperial Guard Headquarters Kyoto escort station. 【Address】 Kyotogyoen, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-0881, Japan 【Access】 Subway Karasuma Line “Marutamachi […]

NishiHongan-ji is head temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji sect in Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. The temple has a number of national treasures, important cultural properties such as Miei-do and Amida-do and Kara-mon and Hiunkaku and Shoin. Ginkgo trees of old about 400 years, has been designated as a natural monument of Kyoto. Nishihongan-ji has been […]

Shōkoku-ji is Zen temple in Sokokujimonzencho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, is the famous temple of two of the Kyoto Gozan. Famous in Kyoto of attractions, the Temple of the Kinkaku-ji and Ginkaku-ji, is subtemple of Shōkoku-ji. 【Address】 701, Sokokujimonzencho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-0898, Japan 【Established】 A.D.1382 【Founder】 Kujō Michiie 【Patriarch】 Musō Soseki 【Sect】 Rinzai Shōukoku-ji sect […]

Kennin-ji is head temple of the Rinzai Kenninji sect in Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. In Kodai-ji and Hokan-ji (tower of Yasaka) of Kennin-ji branch temple, it was built with the support of the Kamakura shogunate second generation Shogun-MinamotoYoriie. Kennin-ji, the building at the time foundation suffered frequent fires, such as turbulence of Onin is not currently […]

Seimei-jinja is a Shrine worshiping the Abeno Seimei of Onmyoji in Seimeicho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. The precinct has Seimei well called “Seimei is allowed to seep in psychokinesis”, is so there is divine favor of good health. There is where the five-pointed star is the emblem of the shrine throughout the precinct, is a popular […]

Kyoto National Museum was opened as “imperial Kyoto Museum” in May 1897. The storage and exhibition and has a cultural heritage of the Edo period from the Heian period with a focus on Kyoto. 【Address】 527, Chayacho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0931, Japan 【Established】 A.D.1897 【Admission Time】 <Regular> Tue.-Sun. 9:30-17:00 <Special Exhibition> Tue.-Thu.・Sat.・Sun 9:30-18:00 Fri. 9:30-20:00 […]

Myōhō-in is one of the Tendai sect five Monzeki in the Tendai sect of temple in Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Myōhō-in has a Sanjusangen-do to subtemple, there in the temple with a formality is one of the Tendai sect three Monzeki. 【Address】 447, Myohoimmaekawacho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0932, Japan 【Founder】 Saichō 【Sect】 Tendai sect 【Admission Time】 […]

Kyoto Railway Museum is a railway museum, which opened on April 29, 2016 in Kyoto, Shimogyo-ku. The museum is a railway museum of Japan’s largest to exhibit renewed plum alley steam locomotive building, SL (steam locomotives) from Shinkansen 53 cars. The exhibition vehicle serves as the restaurant includes a dining car, such as “0 Series […]