About Kyoto

Kyoto, once the capital city of Japan, it is the city of the iseland of  Honshu.  The total population of Kyoto City is 1.475 million.  This city is famous for its umurious classical Buddist temples as well as gardens, imperial palaces, shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses.  Its also known for formal traditions such as kaiseki dining, consisting of multiple course of precise dishes, and geisha, female entertainers often found in the Gion District.  

Kinkakuji Temple

 Kinkakuji Goldel Temple is  Zen Temple in Northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. kinkakuji is an impressive structure built overlooking a large pond, and is the only building left of Yoshimitsu's formar retirement complex. It has burned down numerious times througout its histroy including twice during the onin war, a civil war was that destroyed much of kyoto; and again more recently in 1950 when it was set on fire by a fanatic monk.  The present structure was rebuilt in 1955.


Rurikou-in Temple is a true gem that opens only twice a year for fresh green and warm colour maple leaves in spring and auttom. it is located in Northern Kyoto near Mtand the nearest to the .Hiei. The temple is slightly distance from the centre, and the nearest to the station is Yase-Hieizanguchi Station and it takes 5 minutes on foot to the temple. 

Arashiyama Bamboo Groove

The Arashiyama Bamboo Grove is one of Japan's most Incredible Sights. It's one of the most photographed Sights in the city. 

Kyoto Gyoen

Kyoto Gyoen is the national garden which is 1.3km from north to south and 0.7km from east towest. After transfer of the capital to Tokyo, Buildings were removed and Kyoto Gyoen garden was Established to Preserve the Imperial Palace. Today's there are famous Historic sports in the garden including kyoto imperial palace. 

Kiyomizudera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera, Formally otowa-san kiyomizu-dera, is a Buddist temple in estern Kyoto. The temple is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto UNESCO World Heritage sites. The place is not tobe confused with kiyomizu-dera in Yasugi, Shimane, which is part of the 33-temple route pf Chugoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage Through western Japan, or the kiyomizu-dara temple associated with the Buddist Priest Nichiren.

Tenryuji Temple

Tenryuji is the most Important Temple in Kyoto's Arashiyama district. it was ranked first among the city's five great Zen Temples and is now registered as a world heritage sites. Tenryuji is the head temple of its own school within the Rinzai Zen sect of Japanese Buddhism. It was built in 1339 by the rulling shogun ashikaga Takauji.