Guide moves to the top most point of travel to Kyoto

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Toji Temple


Toji Temple is an iconic destination of Kyoto and has been recognized as a Unesco world heritage site. The temple was started to build in 826 but then a fire many times, and current temple was rebuilt by Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu in 1644. The height of the temple is about 55m, with 5 floors and is the highest wooden tower in Japan survived until now.

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Toji Temple is located between the beautiful gardens. Photo:

Address: 1 Kujo-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi

Transportation: From the station Hachijouguchi “Kyoto” (JR line) walk south about 15 minutes, or from the station, “Toji” of Kintetsu Railway, walk about 10 minutes from the Toji temple.

International comics Museum in Kyoto

International Museum in Kyoto comic is not just exciting entertainment venues, but also a place for tourists to be able to learn about Japanese culture through comics. The museum was opened in 2006, it owns a collection of about 300,000 books series, including foreign works, of which more than half is not public due to conservation purposes.

But here visitors can enjoy freedom with about 50,000 books. Moreover, the museum also has exhibits angle can be changed according to the season, so guests can comfortably enjoy famous works with many diverse topics.

International Museum in Kyoto comic is not just exciting entertainment venues, but also a place for tourists to be able to learn about Japanese culture through comics. Photo:

Address: 604-0846 Kyoto, Nakagyo-ku, Karasuma-dori, Oike Agaru

Transportation: Subway Karasuma Use Line / Tozai line stop at the station “Karasumaoike”, walk for 2 minutes. As the place is very convenient traffic, adjacent to major roads should have City bus routes passing.

Citadel Nijo

Citadel Nijo castle is a vast area covering two round walls fortified city Ninomaru castle, castles and countless Honmaru mansion, magnificent flower gardens else.

House citadel covers an area of 275,000 m2, of which 8,000 m 2 is the area for construction of the building. Shogun invested Tokugama build this ancient city in 1603. Today, the stock becomes attractive destination four visitors flock to explore the architecture, culture and ancient life still save point here.

A Japanese couple in traditional dress, was walking in the campus of the Citadel Nijo. Photo: Traveljapanblog

Address: 541 Nijojocho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-8301

Transportation: Take the subway Tozaisen, stop at the station “Nijojomae” or ride the City bus, stop at “Nijojomae” is arriving.

Kyoto Tower

Kyoto tower shape is modeled as a lighthouse, creating an illuminated image of the city of Kyoto – where tall buildings are restricted as stipulated in altitude. From the tower’s observation deck at 100 meters altitude, especially on nice weather days, visitors can zoom eye look at the entire landscape of the city of Kyoto. Moreover, the tower also has hotels, restaurants, souvenir shop … so here are always bustling with visitors.

From Kyoto tower visitors can zoom eye looking at the whole landscape of the city of Kyoto.Photo:

Address: 721-1, Karasuma-dori Higashi-cho Shimogyo-ku Shiokoji

Transportation: From Karasuma Chuoguchi of “Kyoto Station” JR crossing Dori Shiokoji tourists will reach Kyoto tower.

Nishiki Market

Nishiki commonly known under the name “kitchen” ancient capital of Kyoto. This market has about 126 stores located next to each other on both sides of koji-dori street Nishiki extends 390m. Besides Nishiki Market is famous for fresh fish shop, it also sold a lot of other specialties of Kyoto such as fruit, candy, all kinds of salt, …

Nishiki commonly known under the name “kitchen” ancient capital of Kyoto. Photo:

Address: 604-8054 Kyoto, Nakagyo-ku, Shijyo-agaru Tominokoji-dori Nishi-Daimonji-cho 609

Transportation: The market is in the middle Teramachi-dori street in Nishiki koji-dori with Takakura-dori street in Kyoto-shi, Nakagyo-ku. Walk from Hankyu station dentetsu “Kawaramachi” ga “Karasuma” Shijo-dori 1 way road north will come soon.

Kinkaku-ji Temple

Kinkaku-ji temple, also known as the Golden Guardian of the tourist attractions, the most popular in Kyoto. This temple was built as a villa for Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu resting at the end of the 14th century Unfortunately it was burned in 1950 by a young monk. Five years later, the temple was rebuilt as an exact copy of the original. The highlight of the temple is the garden surrounding the building is in harmony with each other. Temple is covered in gold leaf which the most striking is the mirror image of the underwater temple pond and the pond reflections on the walls of its gold.

Kinkaku-ji Temple in the lane snow white charm. Photo:

Address: 1, Kinkakuji-machi, Kitaku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Transportation: From JR Kyoto Station, take the City bus and then down at Kinkakuji-michi Station, then walk another 3 minutes, then arrived.

Ponto-cho neighborhood

In fact, there are no public places named Ponto-making, this name refers to the long narrow road 500m north-south direction between Kamogawa and streets in central Kyoto Kiyamachi.At 2 Ponto-cho roadside many traditional restaurants, so not only locals but also many tourists very excited to come here. Especially when walking down the street Ponto-cho, visitors will see many Geisha passersby.

Geisha walking around the streets Ponto-cho. Photo:

Address: Shijo-agaru, Ponto-cho, Chukyo-ku, Kyoto

Transportation: From Kawaramachi Station of Hankyu Electric Railway walk 2 minutes. Or if you are traveling from Shiki-jo station of Keihan Electric Railway, it takes 5 minutes.

Path of Philosophy – Tetsugaku-no-Michi

This is a small paved road along the canal of Lake Biwa-ko, Kyoto’s Higashiyama foothills. At 2 canal along the way have grown Sakura flowers arched dome. Sakura flower blooming season, the road tunnel is like a flower Sakura, by owning such beautiful surroundings, this place attracts many tourists from home and abroad to visit.

Romantic beauty of the path of Philosophy – Tetsugaku-no-Michi. Photo: japanhoppers

Address: Ishibashi-cho, Jodoji, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

Transportation: From JR Kyoto Station, used car City bus to Ginkaku-ji-mae stop, then walk a bit to get there.

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