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 […]

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 […]

Kōsan-ji is in Togano-Cho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. That was a Betsuin of Jingoji Temple, AD 1206 to Myoe saint is vouchsafe the temple area than Gotobajoko, was revived by named Kōzan-ji Temple. National treasure wildlife person caricature, also that it owns a number of valuable arts and crafts such as Myoe saint image famous. Kōsan-ji […]

Tenryū-ji is head temple of Rinzai Tenryū sect in Susukinobabacho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Tenryū-ji has been a World Heritage Site as part of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”. In the place where there was a Kameyama palace of Emperor Gosaga, 1339, because Ashikaga Takauji is mourn the Emperor Godaigo, it is a Zen temple […]

Kamowakeikazuchi-jinja Shrine is in Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Known as Kamigamo-jinja. It is the oldest shrine in Kyoto, has been widely faith as a god of thunder. It is one of Kyoto’s three major festivals Aoi is, since Heian Period together with Kamomioya-jinja Shrine, has been held. Kamowakeikazuchi-jinja Shrine has been a World Heritage Site as […]

Tō-ji is in Kujocho Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. National temple was built with Heian capital. Kukai is a sect founder of the Shingon sect, it was bestowed the Tō-ji from Emperor Saga, Tō-ji from this time became the Root dojo of Shingon esoteric Buddhism. The famous five-story pagoda, in approximately 55 m, the current tower, was […]

Kinkaku-ji is temple of the Rinzai Shokoku-ji Sect in Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Kinkaku-ji is a subtemple of Shokoku-ji, Official name is the Rokuon-ji. It is the most popular tourist spot in Kyoto. Kinkaku-ji has been a World Heritage Site as part of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”. 【Address】 1, Kinkakujicho, Kita-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 603-8361, […]

Ninna-ji is head temple of Shingon Omuro sect in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. “Omro Sakura” will is famous as a cherry tree of most late-blooming in Kyoto. Ninna-ji has been a World Heritage Site as part of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”. 【Address】 33, Omuro Ouchi, Ukyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 616-8092, Japan 【Established】 A.D.888 【Founder】 Emperor […]

Kamomioya-jinja(Shimogamo-jinja) is shrine in Izumigawacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. It is one of Kyoto’s three major festivals with the Kamowakeikazuchi-jinja(Kamigamo-jinja), Aoi Festival is since the Heian period, has been held. The tower gate in front, there is a famous Aioi Shrine as the god of marriage, “Renri-no-Sakaki” of a sacred tree, two trees have been tied […]

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 […]

Ryōan-ji is temple of the Rinzai Myōshin-ji sect in Ukyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto. Queen Elizabeth is also said to have praised, was placed slightly seventy-five tsubo white sand on the magnitude fifteen stone rock garden is famous. Ryōan-ji has been a World Heritage Site as part of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”. 【Address】 13, Ryōanji […]

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 […]

Daigo-ji is Shingon Daigo sect head temple in Kyoto Fushimi-ku, Kyoto. Every year on February 23, “Godairikisonninnoue” will be held. About the old days was carried out “Cherry blossom viewing of Daigo-ji” by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Cherry blossoms in spring, autumn foliage is famous. The precinct has about 1,000 cherry trees. Daigo-ji has been a World […]

Byōdō-in temple that are relevant to Fujiwara in Renge, Uji, Uji-shi, Kyoto. Byōdō-in is a great building to represent Japan has been adopted in the design of ten yen coins. Byōdō-in has been a World Heritage Site as part of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”. 【Address】 116, Renge, Uji, Uji-shi, Kyoto, 611-0021, Japan 【Established】 […]