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 1  Kiyomizudera
Temple famous for its large wooden terrace.
User rating: 95/100 (1598 votes)
Visited by: 2852 users
 2  Ginkakuji
Beautiful temple not actually covered in silver.
User rating: 87/100 (1180 votes)
Visited by: 2295 users
 3  Higashiyama
Preserved historic district around Kiyomizudera.
User rating: 86/100 (299 votes)
Visited by: 610 users
 4  Sanjusangendo
Temple with 1001 human sized statues.
User rating: 88/100 (612 votes)
Visited by: 1106 users
 5  Nanzenji Temple
Zen temple with beautiful stone garden.
User rating: 82/100 (422 votes)
Visited by: 840 users
 6  Gion
Kyoto's most famous geisha district.
User rating: 85/100 (1441 votes)
Visited by: 2629 users
 7  Philosopher's Path
Walking trail famous for cherry blossoms.
User rating: 85/100 (725 votes)
Visited by: 1280 users
 8  Kodaiji Temple
Built in memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi.
User rating: 84/100 (530 votes)
Visited by: 1067 users
 9  Shorenin Temple
A Tendai temple with garden next to Chionin.
User rating: 83/100 (82 votes)
Visited by: 182 users
 10  Heian Shrine
Modeled after the ancient Imperial Palace.
User rating: 82/100 (749 votes)
Visited by: 1484 users
 11  Chionin Temple
Head temple of the Jodo sect of Buddhism.
User rating: 80/100 (358 votes)
Visited by: 768 users
 12  Eikando Temple
One of Kyoto's most famous autumn color spots.
User rating: 83/100 (134 votes)
Visited by: 276 users
 13  Shinnyodo Temple
Less famous temple known for its autumn colors.
User rating: 82/100 (9 votes)
Visited by: 21 users
 14  Yasaka Shrine
Popular shrine hosting the Gion Festival.
User rating: 77/100 (548 votes)
Visited by: 1109 users
 15  Maruyama Park
Kyoto's most popular park for cherry blossoms.
User rating: 76/100 (171 votes)
Visited by: 382 users

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