Nishiki Market is a shopping street with about 130 shops lined up in an arcade about 390 meters from east to west. It is said that this place originally flourished as a fish wholesaler called “Nishikinoten” during the Edo period.
Today’s Nishiki Market is known as Kyoto’s kitchen, where you can find everything from Kyoto cuisine ingredients to fresh and processed foods, and it’s fun to just browse around as there are a variety of lively shops. Please enjoy the food of Kyoto.
Over 1200 years have passed since the foundation of Kiyomizu-dera Temple which is a Buddhist temple.
The temple is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) UNESCO World Heritage site.
1-294 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, - 605-0862 - Kyoto - Japan
It is a Tendai school of Buddhism temple.
The temple name literally means Hall with thirty three spaces between columns, describing the architecture of the long main hall of the temple.
It officially named Rokuon-ji is a Zen Buddhist temple.
It is designated as a National Special Historic Site and a National Special Landscape, and it is one of 17 locations making up the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which are World Heritage Sites.
1 Kinkakuji-chō, Kita-ku - Kyoto - Japan
It refers to the mountain across the Oi River, which forms a backdrop to the district. Arashiyama is a nationally designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty.
The “Moon Crossing Bridge” (Togetsukyo), notable for its views of cherry blossoms and autumn colors on the slopes of Arashiyama.
7, Arashiyama Higashiichikawacho, Nishikyo-ku - Kyoto - Japan
It is the head shrine of the god Inari.
The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari which is 233 metres (764 ft) above sea level, and includes trails up the mountain to many smaller shrines which span 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) and take approximately 2 hours to walk up.