Explore essential heritage sites of Kyoto
The ancient capital of Japan, Kyoto is the land of great historic and cultural significance with a handful of centuries-old shrines, temples and priceless nature treasures. Taking a sightseeing tour to some of these amazing sites is absolutely a must in your bucket list when in this fascinating country. Experience the awesome power of Tokugawa Shogunate in the vast samurai castle Nijo with several of Japan’s best sprawling gardens. See the iconic Zen rock garden, one of the symbols of Kyoto, in Ryoan-ji Temple which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take stunning photos of the famed “Golden Pavilion”, Kinkaku-ji Temple, completely covered in brilliant gold leaf. Enjoy the quietude of Jojakkoji Temple in a wooden hill or admire the breathtaking view of cherry forest near Togetsukyo Bridge. Each place owns its different charms of Kyoto that surely make your day trip in the city a journey of a lifetime.