Category Kyoto

Kyoto Station

Kyoto Station
The station encompasses several surrounding blocks. Numerous trains operate out of the station including the Haruka airport express and the bullet train or shinkansen. The building is constructed of glass and steel, proving the effect of a futuristic cathedral. The…

Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a must-see in Kyoto

Kiyomizu-dera Temple, which is formally known as Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera, is a Buddhist temple located in the eastern part of the city Kyoto, which is on the island of Honshu in Japan. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kiyomizu means…

Nishiki market in central Kyoto

Nishiki market
Japan during the Cherry Blossom festival is marvelous. If you cannot get there during cherry blossom time, there are still dozens of places to visit and things to do to make your Japanese adventure a memorable one. Along your planned…

5 things to do in Kyoto

Kyoto Sagano Bamboo Forest
The former capital of Japan is located on the beautiful island of Honshu, holding an important place in Japan’s history and today allows tourists to see countless monuments and places of interest such as Kyoto’s Buddhist temples, stunning Japanese gardens,…