World Heritage

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Nijo-jo Castle

The gorgeous style of this castle was intended as a ...

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Shimogamo-jinja Shrine

Shimogamo-jinja Shrine, also known as Kamomioya-jinj...

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Kamigamo-jinja Shrine

This shrine, also named "Kamowakeikazuchi-jinja", is...

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Nishi-Hongwan-ji Temple

Nishi-Hongwan-ji Temple is designed to impress. The ...

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To-ji Temple

The 5-story 57 meter high pagoda has long served as ...

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Byodo-in Temple

This temple was converted from a Fujiwara villa into...

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Kozan-ji Temple

Kozan-ji Temple stands in a mountain forest. Towerin...

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Mt.Hiei-zan Enryaku-ji Temple

Enryaku-ji Temple is said to be one of the main spir...

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Saiho-ji Temple (Koke-dera Temple)

Visiting Saiho-ji Temple is a unique experience whic...

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Ujigami-jinja Shrine

Ujigami-jinja Shrine is a remnant of the distant pas...

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Daigo-ji Temple

Daigo-ji Temple, a World Heritage Site, spreads acro...

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Ginkaku-ji Temple(The Silver Pavilion)

Jisho-ji Temple is better known as Ginkaku-ji (Templ...

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple

The expression "to jump off the stage at Kiyomizu" i...

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Kinkaku-ji Temple (The Golden Pavilion)

The image of the temple richly adorned in gold leaf ...

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Ninna-ji Temple

Ninna-ji Temple has it all - an exquisite five-story...

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Ryoan-ji Temple

It is Japan's most famous "hiraniwa" (flat garden vo...

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Tenryu-ji Temple

Tenyru-ji is a major temple of the Rinzai School. It...