A Virtual Tour of Kyoto
The temple “Rokuon-ji”, which means “Temple of the deer garden” is better known by its informal name “Kinkaku-ji” or “Temple of the Golden Pavilion”. It is a Buddhist temple of the Zen type that was founded in 1397 as a resting village of the third shogun belonging to the Muromachi era, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu.
In Kyoto, it is very common to see people dressed in the traditional clothes of Japan, the kimono. There is even a rather peculiar place that honors the designs of this beautiful garment. The place is known as “The Kimono Forest“. This is a must-see promenade for people heading to the bamboo forest, located in the Arashiyama area.
Visiting Kyoto and not visiting the Gion district is like not having gone to the original capital. Gion is an unforgettable walk that is recognized worldwide for its unique beauty and tradition.
The Heian Jingu Shrine was established in 1895 to commemorate the 1,100-year anniversary of the return of the capital to Heian (today Kyoto)
Located in the famous Gion district in Kyoto, the Yasaka Shrine stands out for its great beauty and its great buildings.
The bamboo forest is one of the most popular tourist sites in Kyoto, and it is located in Arashiyama
Kiyomizudera is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kyoto, it is an official National Treasure of Japan
and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
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