Vox Populi: July 2 marks the 70th anniversary of the burning of Kinkakuji temple; Asahi Shimbun

Kinkakuji, one of Kyoto’s most famous Zen temples, was destroyed in a fire exactly 70 years ago today.

Source: VOX POPULI: July 2 marks the 70th anniversary of the burning of Kinkakuji temple : The Asahi Shimbun

The Best Places to Visit in Kyoto, Japan; Chris Kane; Planet D

Kyoto is the 7th most populated city in Japan, though to most people, it is their favorite place to visit. This is because Kyoto still has all the conveniences you get in a larger city yet possesses a vast array of historical and cultural entities that are quintessentially Japanese.

Source: The Best Places to Visit in Kyoto, Japan

Japan Trip: 10 Most Popular Temples in Kyoto (October 2019 Ranking); Live Japan

Here are the best temples in Kyoto, with travel tips and more, according to LIVE JAPAN, a top-class travel website for visitors to Japan. Live Japan’s ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in a given category. For instance, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, To-ji Temple, Jingo-ji Temple and other related spots will be listed.

Source: Japan Trip: 10 Most Popular Temples in Kyoto (October 2019 Ranking)

Kyoto Trip: 10 Most Popular Temples Around Arashiyama (October 2019 Ranking); Live Japan

Here are the most popular temples around Arashiyama and Uzumasa, with travel tips and more, according to LIVE JAPAN, a top-class travel website for visitors to Japan. Their ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in a given category. For instance, Jingo-ji Temple, Ryoan-ji Temple, Tenryu-ji Temple and other related spots will be listed.

Source: Kyoto Trip: 10 Most Popular Temples Around Arashiyama (October 2019 Ranking)

Nijo Castle; Mark Cartwright; Ancient History

Source: Nijo Castle

Kyoto’s Ninnaji: Pagoda in a Sea of Blossoms; Fujii Kazuyuki; Nippon.com

Ninnaji, a Kyoto temple with an imperial pedigree, is known for late-blooming omuro cherry trees with comparatively short trunks.

Source: Kyoto’s Ninnaji: Pagoda in a Sea of Blossoms

The 5 most breathtaking shrines and temples in Kyoto, Japan; Amanda Gabriele; Matador Network

Find zen.

Source: The 5 most breathtaking shrines and temples in Kyoto, Japan

Where to Spend a Great Day in Kyoto: Arashiyama and Kinkakuji; Japan Info

Without a doubt, Kyoto has become one of tourist’s favorites in Japan because of its intact and well preserved cultural heritage sites. It is nestled with numerous shrines and temples as well as beautiful nature that turns into inflamed shades of red in autumn or colorful blooms in spring. There’s a lot of places to wander in Kyoto whether you want to find inner tranquility with nature or an intimate experience with the Japanese culture.

Source: Where to Spend a Great Day in Kyoto: Arashiyama and Kinkakuji – Japan Info

Byodoin Temple; GaijinPot Travel

The ¥10 temple.

Source: Byodoin Temple – GaijinPot Travel