HShrines and temples of Kyoto’s Higashiyama

Introduced here are ten single-day “World Heritage and Historic Byway Study Tours” within a wide radius of the Kansai that visitors from Japan and abroad can select, enjoy and report to friends about after returning home. There are numerous historical and cultural resources to see and the passions of the surrounding areas that have handed them down over the ages to experience. We want to show you what makes these areas so interesting via a variety of themes like “ancient adventures”, “exquisite architectural beauty” and “traditional industries”. This new form of travel is being proposed by Rekishi-kaido

A slow stroll about the popular Higashiyama area is great for enjoying the World Heritage Kyomizu-dera Temple known for Otowa Falls whose waters are said to cure all ills, Kodai-ji Temple built by Mandokoro Kitano (also known as Nene), wife of the warlord Hideyoshi Toyotomi, to honor her husband after his death, Rokuharamitsu-ji Temple built by the Monk Kuya, Yasakano-to Pagoda, which is a landmark of Higashiyama, and the preservation districts of traditional architecture in Sanneizaka and Gion Shinmachi.

Keihan Kiyomizu-gojo station ・・

Rokuhara-mituji Temple ・・・Rokudo-tinnouji Temple

・・・Kiyomizu Tenple

・・・Sannenzaka trail ・・・Ninenzaka trail

Lunch・・・Kodaiji Temple ・・・Kenninji Temple

・・・Streets of Gion ・・・

・・Keihan-gionsijo station
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