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.
This temple's walk-through garden is a major historic and scenic landmark.
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.
Kiyomizu is an ancient temple of the Hosso Sect of Buddhism.