Best Places to Visit in Kyoto, Japan

Kiyomizu Temple

 

Kyoto is a beautiful little city surrounded vegetation and mountain, This city considered as heart of culture of Japanese. Kyoto is popular among the tourist as most favourite tourist destination because it has many historycal buildings of ancient Japan.
We recommend you to visit Kyoto when spring or fall because at that moments you will see amazing scenery of this town.

Tourist attraction in Kyoto are quite many. Today Tourist-spot.com will show you the most recommended ones :

1. Kiyomizu-dera (Kiyomizu Temple)

Kiyomizu-dera is a Budhist temple located at Higashiyama Hill, The temple built over the waterfall. This Temple offering you one of the most beautiful scenery of the earth. the best time to visit this temple is at sunset.

Photos of Kiyomizu Temple

The Gate of Kiyomizu Temple

The Gate of Kiyomizu Temple

Stairway of Kiyomizu Temple

Stairway of Kiyomizu Temple

Kiyomizu Temple

Kiyomizu Temple

2. Kinkaku-ji (Kinkaku Temple)

Kinkaku-ji means temple made from gold, and like the name this temple is coated by pure gold. all of wall part of last two building’s level is coated with pure gold. This exotic place have a lake near it, and the best time to visit this place when snowy.

Photos of Kinkaku Temple

Kinkaku Temple of Kyoto

Kinkaku Temple of Kyoto

Kinkaku Temple of Kyoto when Snowy

Kinkaku Temple of Kyoto when Snowy

3. Fushimi Inari Taisha (Fushimi Inari Temple)

Fushimi Inari Taisha is a Jinja (Shinto’s Temple) that have different shape and ornament than other Budhist temple in Kyoto. Fushimi Inari Taisha is a place to worship Inari (God of Wealth and success of Shinto’s believe). Lot of companies in Japan pay more to the temple caretaker so they can have some time to held ritual to god Inari, usually they pray to make their company more successful and can gain lot of money.

Photos of Fushimi Inari Temple

Fushimi Inari Temple at Night

Fushimi Inari Temple at Night

In Front Of Fushimi Inari Temple

In Front Of Fushimi Inari Temple

Buildings inside Fushimi Inari Temple

Buildings inside Fushimi Inari Temple

4. Nijo-jo (Nijo castle)

Nijo Castle was built jointly by the authorities in Japan on the orders of Ieyasu Tokugawa (the first Shogun that founded Tokugawa shogunate). Nijo Castle used as residence and office for Shogun when he is in Kyoto.
Nijo Castle is a perfect place to you who like enjoying ancient history of Japan. Castle Nijo has beautiful large garden, It is best to visit this place when cherry blossoms blooms.

Photos of Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle from Side

Nijo Castle from Side

Nijo Castle Lake

Nijo Castle Lake

Gate of Nijo Castle

Gate of Nijo Castle

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