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 1  Nijo Castle
Former Kyoto residence of the shogun.
User rating: 86/100 (1186 votes)
Visited by: 2200 users
 2  Kyoto Imperial Palace
The Imperial Family's residence until 1868.
User rating: 82/100 (810 votes)
Visited by: 1596 users
 3  Nishiki Market
Fresh food market street in central Kyoto.
User rating: 82/100 (561 votes)
Visited by: 1081 users
 4  Sento Palace
Imperial palace with beautiful gardens.
User rating: 81/100 (90 votes)
Visited by: 186 users
 5  Nijo Jinya
Former inn for visiting feudal lords.
User rating: 80/100 (169 votes)
Visited by: 409 users
 6  Pontocho
Narrow lane offering atmospheric dining.
User rating: 80/100 (405 votes)
Visited by: 747 users
 7  Honganji Temples
Head temples of the Shin-Jodo sects.
User rating: 77/100 (368 votes)
Visited by: 797 users
 8  Kyoto Manga Museum
Recently opened museum about manga.
User rating: 77/100 (206 votes)
Visited by: 406 users
 9  Kyoto Station
Kyoto's futuristic railway station building.
User rating: 73/100 (1760 votes)
Visited by: 3347 users
 10  Kyoto Tower
Modern landmark of Kyoto.
User rating: 68/100 (624 votes)
Visited by: 1318 users
 11  Kyoto Aquarium
Modern aquarium west of Kyoto Station.
User rating: 65/100 (12 votes)
Visited by: 28 users
 

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