A guide to all of Kyoto’s UNESCO world heritage sites; Asha Mehta; Odigo

Japan – Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)

If you enjoy traditional art, architecture and history, there is truly no better place in Japan to visit than Kyoto. The ancient capital is so well preserved it produced a whopping 17 UNESCO world heritage sites, each of which with its own charms. For those planning a trip, this is probably one of the best places to start.

Northern Kyoto  


First we have probably the most famous temple in Kyoto, Kinkaku-ji. With its top two floors covered entirely, Kinkaku-ji truly lives up to its reputation as a sight to behold, surrounded by pretty ponds and gardens. Come in the morning to avoid excessive crowds!

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