Okazakinishitennocho 97, Kyoto Sakyoku, Kyoto
Heian shrine was built in 1895 for the 1100th anniversary of the transfer of the capital to Heian-kyo and enshrines emperor Kanmu at that time. Zidai-festival on Oct/22 every-year, which is 3 biggest festivals in Kyoto, is carried out at Heian shrine.
Rinkacho 400, Kyoto Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
Chion-in Temple is the head temple of Jodo sect, located on the remains of Honen Shonin of Sect Founder, and originally was a thatched hut in Yoshimizu.
Maruyamacho 473, Kyoto Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
Maruyama park is one of the Best Cherry blossom places of interest and the oldest park in Kyoto city built in 1886. That is 86,600㎡ located on the background of Higasiyama, where is eastside of Yasaka shrine, and tastefully laid out all year round with scattered Japanese restaurants and teahouses centering on the circuit style Japanese garden and
Gioncho kitagawa 625, Kyoto Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
Yasaka shrine is one of the most famous 22 temples in Japan. The old shrine ranking was Kanpei_taisha shrine and now it is Beppyo shrine by the Association of Shinto Shrines. It is the head temple of the temples that enshrine Yasaka shrine and Susanoo-no-mikoto.
Komatsucho 584, Kyoto higasiyamaku, Kyoto
Kennin temple was built in 1202, where the shogun, Minamoto no Yoriie, donated temple grounds and built imitating Hyakujo mountain as a founder of a temple, Eisai zenji. The first zen temple in Kyoto. Dotogaran and Sub temples are standing in a row. Fujin Raijin-zu byobu (The folding screens of Wind God and Thunder God) (a national treasure) made by Sotatsu Tawaraya is famouse in there.
Kiyomizu 1_chome 294, Kyoto Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
Kiyomizu temple is a historical temple located in the middle of Otowa Mountain in Kyoto-Higashiyama. It is said that Kiyomizu temple was founded in 778 by Enchin Shonin. There are Sanneizaka slope and Ninenzaka slope in the middle of Kiyomizu-zaka slope as one of the best tourism spots in Kyoto.
Tatsumi-bashi Bridge spanning Shirakawa river is the most popular spot in Gion Shinbashi. That is often used for commemorative photos with tourists and TV and film shootings.
It is said that Tatsumi Daimyojin was protecting Tatsumi’s direction but now it is a profitable shosha for the progression of Geisha and well-known by Geisha.
Gion-shirakawa river is a popular spot in Kyoto, where Shirakawa river runs, town houses and stone pavements are lining up, and Geisha walks. Illumination during cherry-blossom season is really beautiful, and that is a special spot for enjoying the atmosphere of Kyoto.
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