What to Expect
This is a sight-seeing tour of Kyoto Imperial Palace and the World Cultural Heritage Sitles.
These six spots listed below are very accessible because they are located within the Kyoto City.
You can visit 2 to 3 spots in 3 hours.
1.Kyoto Imperial Palace:You can see "Coronation Hall",O-tsune-Goten where Emperor Meiji lived till 1869,Seiryoden which was the Emperor's private residence in Heian Period and imperial gardens.
2.Nijo Castle:The Castle was built by Ieyasu Tokugawa,the 1st Shogun of the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1963 and served as the Kyoto residence of Tokugawa Shoguns and their messengers.
3.Kiyomizu Temple:The main hall has a unique structural style standing on a cliff.From its platform a panoramic view of Kyoto can be enjoyed.
4.Kinkakuji Temple(Temple of Golden Pavilion):Golden Pavilion stands in its beautiful garden.
5.Ryoanji Temple(Temple of Stone Garden) :A temple of Zen sect of Buddhism noted for its five-hundred-year old rock garden.
6.Honganji Temple:A headquarters of the Jodo Shinshu Sect of Buddhism.