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Kyoto Attractions

Kyoto, Japan, has some great cultural attractions to offer, and there are quite a number of things to do in Kyoto. tripwolf helps you find the best things to see in Kyoto. Below we listed the best sights and museums in Kyoto according to tripwolf's travel community. tripwolves abe, marcopolo and nicigusa have favorite sights in Kyoto.

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  • Kiyomizu-dera

    20 votes

    Sight

    Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), officially Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera (音羽山清水寺), is an independent Buddhist temp...

  • Kinkaku-ji

    19 votes

    Sight

    Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺, literally "Temple of the Golden Pavilion"), officially named Rokuon-ji (鹿苑寺, lit...

  • Chion-in

    7 votes

    Sight

    Chion-in (知恩院, Chion-in) in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan is the headquarters of the Jōdo-shū (Pur...

  • Kyoto Imperial Palace

    6 votes

    Sight

    Kyoto Gosho used to be the official residence of Japan's Imperial Family until 1868, when the cap...

  • Nijō Castle

    5 votes

    Sight

    Certainly one of the highlights of Kyoto, with fine gardens and splendid centuries-old structures...

  • Jisho-ji

    4 votes

    Sight

    Ginkaku-ji (銀閣寺, lit. "Temple of the Silver Pavilion"), officially named Jishō-ji (慈照寺, lit. "Tem...

  • Ryōan-ji

    3 votes

    Sight

    Ryōan-ji (or the Temple of the Peaceful Dragon) is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan...

  • Minami-za

    2 votes

    Theater / Opera

    The Minami-za is an important cultural landmark in Kyoto. It is traditionally a Kabuki theatre, w...

  • Nanzen-ji

    2 votes

    Sight

    Nanzen-ji (南禅寺, Nanzen-ji), or Zuiryusan Nanzen-ji, formerly Zenrin-ji (禅林寺, Zenrin-ji), is a Zen...

  • The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (京都国立近代美術館, Kyōto Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan) is an art...

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