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Object location35° 00′ 42″ N, 135° 46′ 05″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo Edit coordinates on Wikidata

Kyoto is a city in Japan. It was the capital of Japan from 794 to 1869. There are so many temples, shrines and gardens in the city, so it is one of the best places to visit in Japan.

Abbreviated Symbol of Kyoto
Kyoto 
city in Japan
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Instance of city designated by government ordinance
LocationKyōto Prefecture, Japan
Located in or next to body of water Kamo River,
Katsura River,
Yodo River
Legislative body
Head of government
Inception
  • 1889
Population
  • 1,466,937 (1 April 2018)
Area
  • 827.83 km²
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35° 00′ 42.12″ N, 135° 46′ 05.16″ E
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Contents

Fushimi-kuEdit

Main category: Fushimi-ku, Kyoto

Daigo-ji (UNESCO World Heritage Site)Edit

Main category: Daigoji

Fushimi Inari-taishaEdit

Main category: Fushimi Inari-taisha

Higashiyama-kuEdit

Main category: Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

Chion-inEdit

Main category: Chion-in

GionEdit

Main gallery: 祇園.

see also:Groups of Traditional Buildings

Kennin-jiEdit

Main gallery: 建仁寺.

He is one of Five Great Zen Temples of Kyoto (The Kyoto Gozan).

Kiyomizu-dera (UNESCO World Heritage Site)Edit

Main gallery: Kiyomizu-dera.

Kyoto National MuseumEdit

Main category: Kyoto National Museum

Tōfuku-jiEdit

Main category: Tofukuji

He is one of Five Great Zen Temples of Kyoto (The Kyoto Gozan).

Kamigyō-kuEdit

Main category: Kamigyō-ku, Kyoto

Kyoto Imperial PalaceEdit

Main category: Kyoto Imperial Palace

Kita-kuEdit

Main category: Kita, Tokyo

Daitoku-jiEdit

Main category: Daitokuji

Kamigamo Shrine (UNESCO World Heritage Site)Edit

Main category: Kamigamo-jinja

Kinkaku-ji (UNESCO World Heritage Site)Edit

Main category: Kinkaku-ji

Minami-kuEdit

Main category: Minami-ku, Kyoto

Tō-ji (UNESCO World Heritage Site)Edit

Main category: Toji

Nakagyō-kuEdit

Main category: Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto

Nijō Castle (UNESCO World Heritage Site)Edit

Nishikyō-kuEdit

Sakyō-kuEdit

Main category: Sakyō-ku, Kyoto

Ginkaku-ji (Jisho-ji) / 銀閣寺 (慈照寺)Edit

Ginkaku-ji (Jishoji) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kyoto.

Heian-jingu / 平安神宮Edit

Heian-jingū

Kamomioya-jinja (Shimogamo-jinja) / 賀茂御祖神社 (下鴨神社)Edit

Kamomioya-jinja is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kyoto.

Nanzen-ji / 南禅寺Edit

Nanzenji is the greatest Zen temple of Japan.

Shimogyō-kuEdit

Main category: Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto

Higashi Hongan-ji / 東本願寺Edit

Higashi Honganji

Kyoto Station / 京都駅Edit

Kyoto Station

Nishi Hongan-ji / 西本願寺Edit

Nishi Honganji is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kyoto.

Ukyō-kuEdit

Main category: Ukyō-ku, Kyoto

Myōshin-ji / 妙心寺Edit

Myōshinji is a renowned temple in Kyoto.

Ninna-ji / 仁和寺Edit

Ninnaji is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kyoto.

Ryōan-ji / 龍安寺Edit

Ryōan-ji is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kyoto.

Tenryu-ji / 天龍寺Edit

Tenryū-ji is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kyoto.

Kōzan-ji / 高山寺Edit

Kōzan-ji is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kyoto.

Jingo-ji / 神護寺Edit

Jingo-ji is a renowned temple in Kyoto.

eventEdit

Main category: Events in Kyoto

Gozan no OkuribiEdit

Main gallery: 五山送り火.

Sakura / 桜Edit

see alsoEdit