Measuring approx. 1 km in circumference, it is Japan's oldest artificial garden lake. It is also a famous place for cherry blossom flowers in spring and, autumn leaves and the moon in fall.
- Nishiki Ichiba (Market)
Known as the "Kitchen of Kyoto," it is the most famous food shopping street in Kyoto.
- Ninenzaka & Sannenzaka
A row of houses that presents the atmosphere of Kyoto with slopes that lead from Kodai-ji to Kiyomizu-dera.
- Nijo Castle
A castle of splendor and opulence built for Ieyasu Tokugawa holds three titles: World Heritage Site, Japan’s National Treasure and Place of Special Scenic Beauty.
The headquarters of the Rinzai School of Zen that holds many national treasures and important cultural properties. Cherry blossoms and autumn leaves are also gorgeous.
- Maizuru Shizen Bunka-en (Natural Culture Park)
The park that has a camellia park with 30,000 camellias of 1,500 species and hydrangea park with 100,000 hydrangeas of 100 species. A place where you can enjoy seasonal flowers.
- Kyoto Tower
The tallest tower in Kyoto from where you can get a 360-degree view of Kyoto.
- Kyoto Ohara Sanzen-in
1,200-year-old temple with beautiful gardens and cultural assets.
- Kyoto National Museum
The museum houses nearly 12,000 important assets and properties with a focus on the art and culture of Kyoto.
- Kyoto Gyoen
See former residences of the imperial families and courtiers on the vast grounds of this national park full of seasonal flora.
- Kyoto Gozan no Okuribi (Daimonji Bonfire)
One of Kyoto's four major events. This traditional summer event features lighting of bonfires on the surrounding mountains of Kyoto.
A temple known for the legend of Tengu and training of Ushiwakamaru.