7 Attractions in Kyoto, the old capital

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Kyoto is truly a city known as the city of Japanese arts and culture. Kyoto is another city that should not be missed as it is full of Ancient old temples and shrines Each of which will be beautiful differently, making the city of Kyoto has many interesting attractions.

Therefore, we have included 24 of the most impressive attractions that people have visited in Kyoto. In case anyone is planning on, so that they do not fail to put it into their own travel program as well.

1. Fushimi Inari Shrine

Red Shrine or Fox Shrine It is one of the most important Shinto shrines of the Kyoto is famous for its Torii Gate, or the red gates that line the tens of thousands of shrines, forming a pathway across Mount Inari. That people believe to be a holy mountain The god Inari represents fertility. Rice harvest Including various farm crops And often with foxes as a body mate (some say he likes to transform into foxes), many fox statues can be seen as well. This very old shrine was built even before Kyoto was built. It is expect to be around the year. 794 or a thousand years ago.

2. Kiyomizu-dera

Kiyomizu Temple or Wat Sai Nam Sai is one of Japan’s most famous temples. It was built in the year. 780 There is a naturally occurring water from the Otowa Waterfall flowing through it. It is the origin of the name “Wat Nam Sai”. In addition, UNESCO has recorded this temple as a UNESCO world heritage sites as well. The famous building of this temple is a large wooden building. The pillars of the building are up to 13 meters above the ground. And the hall was built to extend outside, making this area a beautiful viewpoint. Overlooking the city of Kyoto in different seasons And it is also a famous spot for cherry blossom and red leaves viewing in Kyoto. In addition, the wooden building of Kiyomizu Temple was built without a single nail in its construction.

3.Kinkakuji Temple

Kinkakuji Temple, or as many people call it the Golden Temple, is due to the fact that the main building is almost entirely golden in color, standing out in the middle of the water. Making him a reflection on the water in front of him Until a beautiful picture became another symbol of the city of Kyoto. And the Kinkakuji Temple was also the inspiration for many of the shogun’s men who built the temple to build the Ginkakuji Temple, or the Silver Temple .

4. Arashiyama Rural Town

Arashiyama is another district where tourists come together. It is on the west side of Kyoto. There will be tourists to visit regularly during the cherry blossom season and the red or autumn leaves. Especially sitting Sagano Romantic Railway and Bamboo Forest Walk Strange behind the famous Tenryu-ji Temple of Arashiyama

5.Kibune Rural Town

Kibune is a small rural town in the mountains of northern Kyoto. It is famous for its natural beauty combined with Japanese arts and culture. The famous Kibune Shrine is also located. According to legend, the gods traveled from Osaka in a yellow boat. Take a river cruise to the mountains in northern Kyoto. And arrived at the destination at this city Therefore called the legend of the town named Kibune or the yellow boat

6. Higashiyama district

Higashiyama district is an ancient street for shopping. Eat the old atmosphere of Kyoto Both sides of the road will be full of shops. Many dessert shops The district is located on a hill in the east of Kyoto. Especially in between Clear water temple (Kiyomizudera) to Yasaka Shrine is a narrow street. On both sides of the road there is a traditional Japanese-style wooden building. Which is both a restaurant Local dessert shop It gives a feeling of the old city that still has the uniqueness of the old Kyoto.

7.Kokedera Moss Temple

Kokedera Temple or Moss Garden Temple Got its name from the gardening within the temple. That is cover with moss almost all. The temple is also register as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Unesco World Heritage Sites). Entry requires permission from the temple. Reservations can be made by sending a letter to the temple. Then the temple sent back an invitation letter. And bring that letter to be submit when you arrive