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List of tourist spots in Kita-ku

Koetsuji Temple

Koetsuji Temple

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Koetsuji Temple is a Nichiren Shu temple located in Takagamine Koetsu-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto. It is located in a scenic spot overlooking the three mountains of Takagamine (Takagamine, Washigamine, and Tengamine) in the north of Kyoto. There are a number of elegant teahouses in the garden.

Genkoan Temple

Genkoan Temple

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Genkoan is a Soto Zen temple located in Takagamine, Kita-ku, Kyoto. It was founded more than 670 years ago in 1346 by Tetsuo Kokushi, the second head priest of Daitokuji Temple, the head temple of the Rinzai sect.

Kuga Shrine

Kuga Shrine

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Kuga Shrine is a small shrine located one street west and down from the intersection of Omiya Gen Taku in Kita-ku, Kyoto. This shrine is now a regency shrine outside the precincts of Kamigamo Shrine.

Ota Shrine

Ota Shrine

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The Ota shrine is a shrine in Kamigamo, Kita-ku, Kyoto, and a Sessha outside the border of Kamigamo shrine. The place is located about 500 meters east of the Kamigamo shrine.

Kenkun Shrine

Kenkun Shrine

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Kenkun Shrine (Takeisaojinja) is a somewhat smaller shrine on the Funaoka mountainside, Kita-ku, Kyoto. It is a shrine that is enshrined Oda Nobunaga. In general, it is called "Kenkunjinja".

Imamiya Shrine

Imamiya Shrine

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Imamiya Shrine is a shrine in Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto. Also known as the Shrine of marry into a wealthy family. There are two Meibutsu grilled Mochi shop on the doorstep of the shrine's West Gate.

Daitokuji Temple Kotoin

Daitokuji Temple Kotoin

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The Daitokuji Temple in Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto, is a temple that has many temples standing on its premises.(sub-temple) Kotoin is one of them, and only four of Daitokuji's sub-temple are open to the public on a regular basis.

Hirano Shrine

Hirano Shrine

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Hirano Shrine is a shrine built by the emperor Kanmu to coincide with the capital has moved to Heian-Kyo in 794. This is a famous shrine as a cherry blossom attraction, About 50 species and 400 cherry blossoms have been planted, and there are many stalls and cherry blossom visitors at the time of Hanami.

Kinkaku-ji Temple

Kinkaku-ji Temple

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Kinkakuji is a temple of the Rinzai Shokoku Temple sect which says the official name is Rokuon temple. As its name, it is a very beautiful and famous temple that covers the exterior walls of the building with real gold leaf.

Kamigamo Shrine

Kamigamo Shrine

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Kamigamo Shrine is formally called Kamobetsurai Shrine, and is located in Kamigamo, Kita-ku, Kyoto-city. It is registered as a UNESCO World cultural heritage and attracts attention.

Aoi Festival

Aoi Festival

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Aoi Festival is the one that is held in May 15th in Kamomiso shrine(Shimogamo shrine) and Kamobetsurai shrine(Kamigamo shrine). It was called the Kamo Festival or the festival in the north in old days.

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