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Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple
"Following a morning pickup from your Kyoto hotel meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach to begin your city tour. Widely considered to be the cradle of Japan's cultural heritage Kyoto was the country’s capital and the Emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. Today it stands as Japan’s seventh largest city with a population of 1.4 million people and a modern face which belies its status as Japan's most traditional city. Head first to Nijo Castle noted for the stark contrast between its solemn appearance and beautiful interior. Built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa Shogun Nijo Castle is a joy to explore. Wander past the inner walls to Honmaru Palace and its garden and hear of their history and heritage from your guide. Discover Ninomaru Palace with its five connecting buildings made of cypress — lavishly decorated in gold leaf — and admire the kitchens
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Private Highlights of Kyoto Tour
"The tour starts at 9am from the Hotel Granvia Kyoto in the JR Kyoto Station building. You are requested to select one of two different courses Northwest-bound course or the Southeast-bound course. The Northwest-bound course visits the Bamboo Grove the Rock Garden (Ryoanji Temple) the Golden Pavilion and the Nijo Castle or the Nishiki Market. The Southeast-bound course visits the Sake Brewery the Fushimi Inari Taisha the Sanjusangendo Temple the Kiyomizudera Temple and the Ninenzaka or Sannenzaka Slope.Tour ends at 4pm near the Gion area
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka
"You will be picked up at either Umeda (8:40am) or Namba (9am). Upon arrival at Arashiyama you will tour the Arashiyama district located in the Western part of Kyoto. This area becomes most attractive around early April and late November when the cherry blossoms bloom and fall color seasons usually peak. During the summer months traditional cormorant fishing is practiced on the Hozu River for tourists to watch. One highly recommended spot is the Sagano Bamboo Forest. It is a pleasantly cool 100m long walkway that begins from the side of the world heritage Tenryuji Temp you will have lunch at a buffet of filled with an assortment of  60 or so Kyoto cuisines.After lunch you will tour the Kinkaku-ji temple. Kinkaku a pagoda made to house the sacred relics of the Buddha has given this temple the popular name of Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion). But the official name of this branch temple of the Rinzai sect Zen temple of Shokoku-ji is Rokuon-ji. This complex
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Myoshinji's Taizo-in Temple

Taizo-in is a subtemple located within the Myoshinji Temple Complex. It is the oldest structure in the Myoshinji complex, and arguably it's also the most interesting.The temple houses one of the...
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Myoshinji Temple

Myoshinji is the head temple of the largest sect of Rinzai Buddhism. Although it's not one of the official 5 Great Zen Temples of Kyoto, it is unofficially one of the best!The history of the temple...
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Sep 26, 2010

Myoshinji's Keishun-in Temple

Keishun-in is one of Myoshinji's subtemples, known for its garden. It was built in 1598. You can walk through the temple to see the tea house and then through the gardens. The walkway is nice, but to...
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Ryoanji Temple

Ryōanji(龍安寺) is the site of Japan's most famous rock garden. Because the garden is so popular, a quiet contemplative consideration of the meaning of these 15 rocks, arranged in small groups on patches...
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Hirano Shrine

Hirano Shrine is a popular place for Kyoto natives to view cherry blossoms, although foreigners don't often come here. The shrine was designated as one of the top shrines in the nation during the...
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Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

You can't blame anyone. Kyoto has so many temples and shrines that you can't visit all of them in your limited time. Some shrines will be always on the top ten and some will be neglected. Kitano...
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Kinkaku-ji - Golden Pavilion

From Arashiyama I headed to Ktano-Hakubaicho. Note that you can pay 210 yen or you can use your Icoca card upon exit. From there, I stopped over a small restaurant and had a miso soup and rice...
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Nijo Castle

The most famous castles in Japan are located on spectacular naturally defensible landforms. Nijō castle though stands on a plain, now surrounded by the city of Kyoto. It is defended therefore by...
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Togetsu-kyo Bridge

Moon River, wider than a mile / I'm crossing you in style some day Audrey Hepburn After Tenryuji Temple we were out on the main street and walked 5’ down to the riverside where we crossed...
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