Kyoto

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Fushimi Inari Shrine
 
 
     
 
Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto was chosen No. 1 in the “Japan list of the most popular sightseeing spots for foreign tourists” section in 2014 of “Trip Advisor” (U.S.), arguably the world’s most popular travel review site.
       
●Fare/Free  ●Tel/+81-75-641-7331
◆Access/3-minute walk from JR Inari Station on the JR Nara Line / 5-minute walk from Keihan Railway Fushimiinari Station
       
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Nanzenji Temple
 
 
     
 
one of the most well-known Rinzai Zen temples
Nanzen-Ji is one of the most well-known Rinzai Zen temples in Japan.
It's also famous as a landmark of a cherry tree and colored leaves.
       
●Tel/075-771-0365
◆Access/A 7-minute walk from Keage Station on Subway Tozai Line
       
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Yunohana Spa
 
 
     
 
Warriors of the ancient period are said to have healed their wounds here.
The spa issues among tranquil deep mountains, and the hotels stand along the valley. Warriors of the ancient period are said to have healed their wounds here.
       
●Tel/0771-22-5645
◆Access/20 min. ride by bus from JR Kameoka Station
       
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Chikurin-no-Komichi Path
 
 
     
 
Filming location for the movie SAYURI (2005, Buena Vista International/Shochiku)
Beautiful bamboo forests line both sides of the path. This is representative scenery of Sagano.
It's possible to see the colored leaves which colored as a green bamboo in autumn.
       
●Fare/free  ●Tel/Tourism Planning Department, Kyoto City OfficeTEL: 075-222-4130
◆Access/- A 10-minute walk from Saga Arashiyama Station on JR Sagano Line

- A 10-minute walk from Arashiyama Station on the Keifuku Arashiyama Line
       
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Kyoto Gosho (Imperial Palace)
 
 
     
 
The Palace retains the graceful and sophisticated atmosphere of court life in ancient times.
Burned down several times since the Heian Period. Most recently rebuilt in 1855, but still preserves the refined image recalling Heian Period Shishinden. Open to the general public for 5 days every Spring and Fall. Permission must be obtained in advance for other days from the Imperial Household Agency's Kyoto Office.
       
●Open/Tour times 4 times daily at 9:00, 11:00, 13:30, and 15:00
●Closed/Sat.,Sun and National Holidays; around years end. (Prior reservation required ? contact the Imperial Household Agency)  ●Fare/Free  ●Tel/075-211-1215
◆Access/By subway Karasuma Line to Imadegawa Station or Marutamachi Station
       
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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
 
 
     
 
This museum owns a collection of Japanese art originating in Kyoto from the Meiji Era onwards.
This museum was opened in 1933 in Kyoto, which has been a center of Japanese culture and arts since the Heian period (794-1185) .

For more than 50 years since the museum's founding, it has collected modern artworks produced mainly in Kyoto. Especially noteworthy among the museum's more than 1,600 pieces of art are its excellent Japanese-style paintings, including KIKUCHI Keigetsu's 'The Isle of Haihateroma (1928)' and other masterpieces by TAKEUCHI Seiho, UEMURA Shoen and TOMIOKA Tessai. Other works include ASAI Chu's 'Willow Trees in Grez-sur-Loing (1901)' and other Western-style paintings; sculptures; works of industrial art; calligraphies; and prints. The museum frequently holds exhibitions, most falling under the categories museum-sponsored exhibitions focused on works in the museum's possession; exhibitions of works selected through an open process; and jointly sponsored exhibitions held through international cooperation etc.
       
●Open/9:00-17:00(last entry at 16:30)
●Closed/Mondays (except national holidays), Dec.28-Jan.4  ●Fare/Vary depends on the exhibitions  ●Tel/075-771-4107
◆Access/By bus from JR Kyoto Station, Hankyu Line Kawaramachi Station, or Keihan Line Sanjo Station, and get off at 'Kyoto Kaikan Bijutsukan-mae' bus stop
       
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