Kyoto tourist spot
List of Cherry spots in Kyoto
In the Sewari-tsutsumi area, where the Kizu and Uji Rivers converge, approximately 220 cherry trees (Someiyoshino) are planted along a 1.4-km stretch, forming a beautiful cherry blossom tunnel in spring. This cherry blossom tunnel is known as one of the most famous cherry blossom viewing spots.
Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine40views
Ishimizu Hachimangu (Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine) is a shrine in Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture, formerly known as Otokoyama Hachimangu Shrine. It is one of the 22 shrines (Kamishichi-sha) and, together with Ise Jingu Shrine, is one of the two main shrines (sobyo).
Suika Tenmangu Shrine28views
Suika Tenmangu Shrine is located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City. It is said to be the god of water and fire prevention. It is familiarly known to locals as “Suika no Tenjin-san”.
Uhoin Temple is a temple of the Sennyuji School of Shingon Buddhism, located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City. Commonly known as Nishijin Shotengu. The temple is founded by Kobo Daishi.
Kashuji Temple is the head temple of the Yamashina school of Shingon Buddhism, located in Kanshuji, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto. It is said to have been built in the 3rd year of Shoutai (900) on the site of the residence of Miyaji Iyamasu, the ruler of Uji County.
Kenninji Temple is the head temple of the Kenninji School of Rinzai Zen Buddhism. The temple was founded by Zenji Eisai. The founder is Minamoto no Yoriie. The temple was founded in 1202 during the Kamakura period (1185-1333) and was named after the year of that time. The temple is famous for its screens depicting the Wind and Thunder Gods.
Enkoji temple is a temple of Rinzai sect Nanzenji school. Its mountain title is Zuigan-mountain. Its principal image is Senju Kannon.
Kenrokuen is a vast Japanese garden with a migratory style called one of the three Japanese garden in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture.
Ninna Temple is a temple of the Shingon Omuro head, which is located in the Arashiyama Railway Kitano line Omuroninnaji station. The founder is Emperor Uda.
There is a cherry blossom row called "Kansetsu Cherry" on the Philosopher's Walk which continues from the east of the intersection of Shirakawa Street and Imadegawa Street to Marutamachi Street, and it is crowded with a lot of cherry blossom-viewing visitors every year.
Daigoji is a temple of the Shingon Daigo head in Daigo, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City. The principal of the temple is the Yakushi Buddha, and the founder is Rigentaishi Shobo. It is registered as a cultural property of the old Town Kyoto as a World heritage site.
Jonangu Shrine is a shrine located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, and it was built hoping for the protection of the country's peaceful and the capital when the capital moved to Heian-Kyo which was made a land of four gods. The Sinen in this shrine is famous for its weeping plums and camellia.
Toji is the head of Toji Shingon and is also called "Kyouougokokuji." Its upbringing is said to have been erected by Fujiwara-no-isendo in 796 after Heian-Kyo capital.
Komyoji is a temple located in Nagaokakyo city, Kyoto Prefecture, and it is the Head temple of Nishiyama Jodo sect. This temple is the place of the Rikkyo Kaishu where Enkotaishi Honen the sect founder firstly spoke of Nembutsu in Japan.
Koryu Temple is a Shingon sect temple located in Uzumasa, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-city. There are aliases such as Hachioka Temple, Hatanokimi Temple, Uzumasa Temple, etc., and also called Uzumasakoryu Temple.
Shojiji Temple is a temple of Tendai in Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, honorific mountain name prefixed to a temple's name is Oshio mountain. The principal image is Bhaisajyaguru. It is said that Saigyo, a singing monk, became a priest in this temple, and because there is a double cherry blossom "Saigyo Sakura" which is said that the Saigyo monk planted himself, it came to be familiar as "Temple of the Flower".
Seiryo temple is a Jodo temple in Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto. It is a 15-minute walk north of the Arashiyama Railway Arashiyama station. Seiryo temple is called Mt.Godai as honorific mountain name prefixed to a temple's name. It is also known by the name of Sagashakado, it is also known as the "Yuzu Nenbutsu Dojo".
From my house, I took the Kyoto municipal subway to Uzumasa Tenjingawa station, then I changed trains to Arashiyama railroad(common name:Randen) and arrived at Arashiyama station. It took long time. Arashiyama is very famous among foreigner tourist, and many of them are European people and Chinese people.
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.
Matsugasaki Canal (aka: Sosui) flows along the Shirakawa Canal road leading to the Kamo River in the Matsugasaki water purification plant and the south of the Botanical Garden on the West Bank of the Takano River.
Kyoto Botanical Garden667views
The Kyoto Botanical Garden opened in 1924 as the first public botanical garden in Japan. It is located along the Kamo River in Shimogamo, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto.
Heian Shrine is located in Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto. It was planned as part of the Greater Palace restoration project at Heian Capital at the National Industrial Exposition held in Kyoto commemorating 1100 years after the capital moved to Heian-Kyo on April 1 in 1895, it was erected in the land of Okazaki, Sakyo-ku.
If you go to the back of Gion Yasaka Shrine, there is Maruyama park. The Maruyama park is adjacent to the Yasaka Shrine, Kodai Temple and Chion Temple, and it would be fun to look around together.