Things to do in Kyoto
Top Things To Do In Kyoto
Explore the best things to do in Kyoto. These are the most preferred tourist activities.
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Explore the cultural treasures of Kyoto and Nara on this full-day tour from Kyoto. In the morning, visit UNESCO World Heritag..
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Soak up temple and palace sights on this half-day guided city tour, great for those who want to see Kyoto’s top attract..
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Venture to Nara from Kyoto for the afternoon. Due to its past as the first permanent capital of Japan, Nara remains full of h..
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Immerse yourself in the beauty and history of Kyoto on an afternoon guided tour through the former capitol’s vibrant sh..
Top Tourist Attractions in Kyoto
Must see places in Kyoto ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Kyoto and point of interests to visit.
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Types of Things To Do in Kyoto
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Best places to go and to do in Kyoto
Being the cultural capital of Japan, Kyoto is populated with thousands of classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. One of the most sought after attraction of Kyoto is Kinkaku-ji (The Golden Pavilion) which is known for its golden reflection shimmering across the pond before it. There is also Ginkaku-ji (The Silver Pavilion) which calls for a must visit and a quaint reflection.
For those who wish to have a dash of fun and entertainment can visit Toei Kyoto Studio Park which is a theme parkwith actors wearing period costumes. Gion, a collection of streets defined by its old wooden buildings, teahouses and exclusive Japanese restaurants, is by far the most famous of attractions that you need to visit while being in Kyoto.
There are also museums that deserve attention in Kyoto, some of which are Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum and Kyoto International Manga Museum. People also visit Kyoto to see its various shrines such as Yasaka Shrine and Heian Shrine.
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