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 1  Kinkakuji
Temple building covered in gold.
User rating: 92/100 (1868 votes)
Visited by: 3368 users
 2  Shugakuin Villa
Imperial villa at the outskirts of Kyoto.
User rating: 89/100 (73 votes)
Visited by: 164 users
 3  Ninnaji Temple
Temple turned former imperial residence.
User rating: 82/100 (311 votes)
Visited by: 654 users
 4  Kibune
Town with shrine in the northern mountains.
User rating: 89/100 (30 votes)
Visited by: 76 users
 5  Kurama
Rural town with temple and hot spring.
User rating: 87/100 (156 votes)
Visited by: 332 users
 6  Ryoanji Temple
Zen Temple with famous rock garden.
User rating: 86/100 (819 votes)
Visited by: 1515 users
 7  Ohara
Rural area famous for Sanzenin Temple.
User rating: 85/100 (138 votes)
Visited by: 338 users
 8  Sanzenin Temple
Popular Temple in rural Ohara north of Kyoto.
User rating: 85/100 (137 votes)
Visited by: 314 users
 9  Hieizan
Mountain temple complex of the Tendai sect.
User rating: 83/100 (163 votes)
Visited by: 406 users
 10  Takao
Wooded valley with temples north of Kyoto.
User rating: 81/100 (59 votes)
Visited by: 151 users
 11  Daitokuji Temple
Large Zen temple complex.
User rating: 81/100 (348 votes)
Visited by: 743 users
 12  Kamo Shrines
Two of Kyoto's most important shrines.
User rating: 80/100 (216 votes)
Visited by: 486 users
 13  Kitano Tenmangu
Popular shrine hosting a monthly flee market.
User rating: 79/100 (237 votes)
Visited by: 592 users
 14  Enkoji Temple
Nice Zen temple known for its autumn colors.
User rating: 88/100 (18 votes)
Visited by: 52 users
 15  Manshuin Temple
Important temple near Shugakuin Imperial Villa.
User rating: 83/100 (7 votes)
Visited by: 21 users

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