Kyoto

Kyoto Railway Museum

Kyoto Railway Museum (京都鉄道博物館) is a brand new museum showing off all the latest train technology, as well as in-depth exhibitions on railway history...

Kinosaki Onsen

Kinosaki Onsen (城崎温泉) is a popular hot spring town in Kansai. The town is full of ryokans (Japanese style lodge) and hotels that have...

Ninna-ji Temple

Ninna-ji Temple (仁和寺) is yet another awesome World Heritage listed temple in Kyoto. The temple was founded in 888 by the reigning emperor and has many...

Daikaku-ji Temple

Daikaku-ji (龍安寺) is a quiet temple in northern Kyoto. Not many people come here compared to others in Kyoto, and while it won't blow you away...

Tenryuji Temple

Tenryuji Temple (天龍寺) is ranked as one of Kyoto's top temples and a World Heritage site. The large, but fun to navigate complex houses a beautiful pond surrounded...

Sanjusangendo Temple

Sanjusangendo Temple (三十三間堂) is a completely breathtaking temple containing one thousand life-size, golden Kannon statues. This place really has to be seen to be...

Toji Temple

Toji Temple (東寺) is one of the two 'guardian temples' that was built when Japan's capital was moved from Nara to Kyoto. Tojo translates as 'east temple'....

Ryoanji Temple

Ryoanji Temple (龍安寺), meaning The Temple of the Dragon at Peace, is a World Heritage listed "dry landscape" garden and temple. It is considered to be...

Uji

Uji (宇治) is a popular tourist spot known for it's many centuries old shrines and temples, 2 of which are listed as UNESCO World...

Top Cherry Blossom Spots in Kyoto

There are so many great places to see cherry blossoms in Kyoto, so here are some of our highlights! You could save some money...