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Day trips from Kyoto

The Best Day Hikes in Kyoto

We have selected the best hikes in Kyoto that can be done in a day. Most tourist come to Kyoto for the numerous shrines and temples and rich culture, why not combine the best of two worlds and enjoy a comfortable hike while soaking up the city's rich culture!
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A Complete Guide to Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto is one of the highlights of Kyoto and over ten million Japanese and foreign tourists visit this shrine every year. In this article, we introduce everything you need to know about Fushimi Inari Shrine.
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The Five Best Zen & Rock Gardens in Kyoto

Kyoto is home to some of the world's most beautiful rock gardens or karesansui. In this article we'll explain the difference between karesansui and zen gardens and give our recommendations for the most beautiful ones to visit in Kyoto!
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Best Places to Visit in Kyoto – An Overview Per Area

Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, is always listed among the most popular tourist destinations in Japan. Along with the other cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, it has been through a rapid growth as a center of economy with its abundant sources of sightseeing spots which bring a huge benefit to the city. Once you open a travel guidebook on Japan, you probably get confused and feel lost as there are so many places to go and things to do there. In this article, we will divide the city into five main districts and tell you more about each area and its' highlights!
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Best Places to Visit near Fushimi Inari Taisha: Things to do in South Kyoto

In south part of Kyoto, the most iconic place is Fushimi Inari Taisha which is known for its thousands of torii gates. But there are more places to visit in south Kyoto! Here we introduce the best places to visit near Fushimi Inari.
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Best Places to Visit in Arashiyama: Ideal Place to Be on Your Bucket List!

Here we introduce the best places to visit in Arashiyama. Arashiyama is a popular place to visit in Kyoto and famous for their bamboo forest and Togetsu bridge! This article includes how to get there and the must-visit places in Arashiyama!
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Places to Visit near Kyoto Station

Are you looking for the places to visit near Kyoto station? Nishiki Market to enjoy local foods, Nijo-jo castle to feel the history and Kyoto station to see the modern interesting architecture etc., here we introduce the best places to visit near Kyoto station!
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Places to Visit in Kyoto Higashiyama Area, Where You Can Get Unforgettable Experiences Based on Japanese Culture and History!

Here we introduce the best places to visit in Kyoto Higashiyama area. Higashiyama area is mostly known for beautiful Kiyomizu temple and Gion area which is famous for Japanese traditional dancer called Maiko/Geisha. Get more information for this most popular area in Kyoto from this article.
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Places to Visit in North Kyoto, A Historical Area Full of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Other Attractions!

Here we introduce the best places to visit in the north part of Kyoto, the famous golden temple Kinkakuji, Zen garden and full of world heritage sites etc., you will never get tired of this beautiful area!
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Kobe Day Trip Guide – Things to Do and Places to Visit in Kobe!

Kobe is an often underestimated city in the Kansai area. Because of its rich and international history, the city has a unique atmosphere and many special things to see and do. In this article we will tell you why you should visit Kobe and what you should see and do!

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