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Culture in Kyoto

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The Star Festival

The Star Festival

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The Star Festival has been running since 2012, and takes place at Stihl no Mori in Kyoto. The two-day event allows visitors t...

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Eikando Temple

Eikando Temple

Eikando Temple (永観堂), formerly known as Zenrin-ji temple, was established in 853 and is the head temple for the Seizan bra...

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Sanjusangendo

Sanjusangendo

Sanjūsangen-dō is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto, Japan. The temple was founded in...

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Ujigami Shrine

Ujigami Shrine

Located in Uji, the city renowned for green tea, Ujigami shrine is Japan’s oldest existing shrine. Among the country’s thousa...

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Ryoan-ji Temple

Ryoan-ji Temple

Ryoanji Temple is home to Japan’s most famous Zen stone garden and one of Kyoto’s most iconic scenes. Believed to be built ba...

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Maruyama Park

Maruyama Park

Maruyama Park in Kyoto is a famous place for cherry blossom viewing in spring. Perhaps even the most popular spot in Kyoto, i...

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Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine, also known as Gion Shrine, is located in the Gion District of Kyoto. It holds a prominent place in the city, b...

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Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle

Nijo Castle is one of the most accessible UNESCO spots in Kyoto, being just a short walk from Nijojo-mae Station. The former ...

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