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Daigoji Temple – the forgotten World Heritage site of Kyoto

Daigoji Temple (醍醐寺) is a picturesque Buddhist temple in south Kyoto. While a bit run down in places, the main pagoda and red bridge...

Arashiyama Bamboo Groves (FREE)

Why pay to enter a garden when you can walk through some very Japanesy bamboo groves!  The Arashiyama Bamboo Groves make a nice walk or...

Philosopher’s Walk (FREE)

A famous and historic Kyoto walk, from Ginkaku-ji Temple to Nanzen-ji.  A number of other smaller but interesting shrines are dotted along the path. Time: 30 minutes How...

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (FREE)

Fushimi Inari Taisha is a rather unique shrine complex. Hundreds of red gates take you up a mountain, giving you a great view of...