Kyoto city is considered the cultural center – history of Japan. Each house, street corners here are have beauty millennium, are waiting to be explored.
If you coming to Japan to visit the temples and shrines, then Kyoto is a sacred land will make you satisfied. At here are more than 1,600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines. You easily see gate shrine, or statue of Buddha is smiling somewhere. Religion and history as intertwined in this city.
Kyoto the first became the capital of Japan in 794 AD. Despite the imperial era relocation away, but Kyodo still the capital of Japan until 1868.
If you are passionate about learning about Japan history, then you should have plenty of time to learn Kyodo very rich cultural traditions. If you only have one day to explore Kyoto, the following places are a hint for you to have one day tour of Kyoto in the most interesting.
- Nijo Castle, Kyoto, Japan
Nijo Castle was built in 1626, situated between Kyodo should hard to ignore. Around the palace is surrounded by fortifications against enemies. However the palace is not stopped been burned 2 times on a wide area.
- Ninnaji Temple, Kyoto, Japan
Ninna-ji Temple have many areas in which there are two main areas attracting the most visitors. First is the area “palace” of the royal priests. To get coming here you have to go through the gate with the ticket, but, also “value for money” by a very beautiful inside and from here you can see the garden.
- Ryoan-Ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan
The lake fills space Ryoan-ji temple. Surrounded by woods. A quiet scene. Where you can sit watching the lake and hear the birds singing in the trees. Rock garden at Ryoan-ji is formed squarely on plots of sandy and 15 stones were arranged into 5 clusters buried snail swirl. Traveler can sit and watch it for hours. If you find that there is a bit like meditation, Yes!! This is a meditation temple.
- Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto, Japan
This is one of the busiest places in Kyoto at the end of the day, the bus carrying tourists in the twilight. Kiyomizu-dera Temple is located in the mountains, different with other temples. After the gate is the temple, and the shrine looks spacious, and have light orange in color. If you buy tickets at the door will be on wooden temple was built not use nails. From upstairs, you can look at the Kyoto, watching the sun set over the horizon, silhouetted temples on the way. Kiyomizu-dera temple so wide you do not feel crowded stuffy.