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  • Fushimi Inari Taisha
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    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Fushimi-ku Fukakusa Yabunouchi cho 68

    Though it is crowded the temple and the gates are amazing. It drizzled and so I didnt go uphill it became slippery and muddy. Be sure to check the weather first. Below the temple are the mini shops...

  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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    4.5
    11342 Reviews
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    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Kiyomizu 1-294

    Honestly the part I enjoyed the most was the sight of the city, the place surrounded by mountains have a feeling of mysticism that is amazing,

  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
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    4.5
    29 Reviews
    Temple
    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Kamigyou-ku Bakurochou

    It was actually pouring down rain the day we went to this flea market but we still had a great time. There were tons of booths with lots of interesting and different things to purchase at a...

  • Rokuon-ji Temple (Kinkaku-ji Temple)
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    4.5
    16820 Reviews
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    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Kita-ku Kinkakujichou 1

    We arrived around 4p on Christmas Day with no lines or crowds. The Golden Temple was stunning and its reflected image on the water along with the landscape is breathtakingly beautiful. Whatever...

  • Shimogamo-jinja Shrine
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    4.5
    66 Reviews
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    Kyoto Kyoutoshi Sakyou-ku Shimogamoizumigawachou 59

    It is amazing that there is such a nature in the center of Kyoto. Tadasuno Mori, which extends beside Shimogamo Shrine, is a wonderful place that you can can contact with woods, creeks and more. I...

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Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.

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