Downtown Kyoto Culture Course
The must-see sights in the Higashiyama area are compiled in this course with Kiyomizu-dera Temple as the pinnacle. The cobblestone path on the way to the temple is lined with charming shops filled with tasteful souvenirs.
The buildings are a partial replica of the Imperial Palace of the Heian Period (794-1185).
A miniature hill and a large pond in this main garden retain traces of the Muromachi Period (1338-1573).
The Sanmon (Main Gate) is the largest of its kind in Japan and has recently been restored to its former grandeur.
There are walk-through gardens, rest houses, Japanese restaurants and much more to enjoy here.
Yasaka-jinja Shrine welcomes thousands of people every New Year for traditional Japanese New Year rituals.
Ryozen History Museum
This former shrine and its precincts were badly neglected until it was restored as a museum.
On the way from Yasaka Temple to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a roughly 100 meter-long stone paved slope.