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 1  Kiyomizudera
Temple famous for its large wooden terrace.
User rating: 95/100 (1729 votes)
Visited by: 3100 users
 2  Ginkakuji
Beautiful temple not actually covered in silver.
User rating: 87/100 (1280 votes)
Visited by: 2500 users
 3  Higashiyama
Preserved historic district around Kiyomizudera.
User rating: 86/100 (359 votes)
Visited by: 718 users
 4  Sanjusangendo
Temple with 1001 human sized statues.
User rating: 88/100 (655 votes)
Visited by: 1178 users
 5  Nanzenji Temple
Zen temple with beautiful stone garden.
User rating: 82/100 (461 votes)
Visited by: 926 users
 6  Kyoto National Museum
Well presented exhibitions on history and art.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 1 user
 7  Gion
Kyoto's most famous geisha district.
User rating: 85/100 (1563 votes)
Visited by: 2855 users
 8  Philosopher's Path
Walking trail famous for cherry blossoms.
User rating: 85/100 (783 votes)
Visited by: 1392 users
 9  Kodaiji Temple
Built in memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi.
User rating: 84/100 (558 votes)
Visited by: 1143 users
 10  Shorenin Temple
A Tendai temple with garden next to Chionin.
User rating: 82/100 (89 votes)
Visited by: 197 users
 11  Heian Shrine
Modeled after the ancient Imperial Palace.
User rating: 81/100 (793 votes)
Visited by: 1576 users
 12  Chionin Temple
Head temple of the Jodo sect of Buddhism.
User rating: 80/100 (389 votes)
Visited by: 834 users
 13  Eikando Temple
One of Kyoto's most famous autumn color spots.
User rating: 83/100 (155 votes)
Visited by: 316 users
 14  Shinnyodo Temple
Less famous temple known for its autumn colors.
User rating: 80/100 (11 votes)
Visited by: 26 users
 15  Yasaka Shrine
Popular shrine hosting the Gion Festival.
User rating: 78/100 (604 votes)
Visited by: 1214 users
 16  Maruyama Park
Kyoto's most popular park for cherry blossoms.
User rating: 75/100 (201 votes)
Visited by: 437 users
  

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Hotels and Ryokan
Kyoto offers a wide range of accommodation for all budgets and tastes, including historic ryokan, Western style hotels and low-budget hostels. Among the most attractive districts to stay are the Kyoto Station area, the city center around Shijo Street and the Higashiyama District.
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Gion Shinmonso
A fine ryokan in the Gion near geisha streets. Easy access to Kiyomizu-dera and Yasaka-jinja. Special offers available.
Gion Hatanaka
A real Japanese inn in a quiet area of Gion, famous for Geisha. 15min walk to Kiyomizu-dera. 5min to Yasaka-jinja.
Ryokan Saka-no-ue
Traditional, cozy ryokan with 12 rooms. Japanese cottage style houses available. Located near Yasaka Shrine and Gion.
Ryokan Motonago
A real traditional inn at Gion with 11 rooms, friendly staff. Walking distance of Kiyomizu-dera, Yasaka-jinja and more.
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