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World Heritage Site

The main hall of the temple, which is a national treasure built without using a single nail, is famous as the "stage of Kiyomizu." [Access] Take a Kyoto City Bus Line 100 from Jingu-michi. -> Get off at the Kiyomizu-dera stop. The temple is a 10-minute walk from the bus stop.

World Heritage Site

Kinkaku-ji Temple is a registered World Heritage Site. It was originally built as a villa of the shogun Yoshimitsu Ashikaga. It is well known for its glittering reliquary hall covered in gold leaf.
[Access] Take a Kyoto City Bus Line 59 from Sanjo Keihan. -> Get off at the Kinkaku-ji-mae stop. The temple is a short walk from the bus stop.

World Heritage Site

Ginkaku-ji Temple is also a registered World Heritage Site. It was originally built as a retirement villa of the shogun Yoshimasa Ashikaga, but was later converted into a temple. Ginkaku-ji is the iconic symbol of Higashiyama Culture, which placed great value on austere refinement and quiet simplicity.
[Access] Take a Kyoto City Bus Line 100 or 32 from the Okazaki Koen/Bijutsukan,Heian Jingu-mae stop. -> Get off at the Ginkaku-ji-mae stop. The temple is a short walk from the bus stop.

World Heritage Site

To-ji is designated as a World Heritage Site. Its five storied pagoda, which has become a symbol of KYOTO, stands some 55 meters tall, making it the tallest wooden pagoda in Japan.
[Access] Take the hotel shuttle bus and get off at the KYOTO Station Hachijoguchi Exit stop. The temple is a 15-minute walk southwest of the bus stop.

World Heritage Site

Nijo-jo is a registered World Heritage Site. It is particularly famous for the Ninomaru Palace (itself a national treasure), which is known for its beautifully painted sliding doors and corridors with so-called "nightingale floors," which are designed to make a chirping sound when walked upon. The main audience room of the palace is the spot where Japan's last shogun transferred power back to the Emperor at the end of the Tokugawa shogunate.
[Access] Take the subway from KEAGE. -> Get off at the NIJŌJŌMAE. The castle is a short walk from the subway station.

Heian-jingu Shrine was built in 1895 on the occasion of the 1,100th anniversary of the transfer of the capital to Kyoto (then called Heiankyo).

Heian-jingu Shrine was built in 1895 on the occasion of the 1,100th anniversary of the transfer of the capital to Kyoto (then called Heiankyo). It serves as the site of the Jidai Matsuri, one of Kyoto's three big festivals.
[Access] 15-minute walk northwest of the hotel

The home of nembutsu (recitation of the Buddha's Name)

Chion-in is the head temple of the Jodo sect established by the Buddhist saint Honen. It is also famous for having the largest wooden temple gate in Japan and for its bell ringing ceremony on New Year's Eve.
[Access] 15-minute walk southwest of the hotel

Experience sutra copying and Zen meditation

The must-see spots in Nanzen-ji include the massive 22-meter tall entrance gate and a karesansui garden (a style of garden that depicts landscapes using only rocks and sand) called the Tora-no-ko Watashi (Leaping Tiger) garden, which is attached to the former head priest's residence.
[Access] 7-minute walk northwest of the hotel

Known locally as "Kyoto's Kitchen," this lively market with a long history boasts an abundant array of food and other products.

Nishiki Market is a vibrant, 390-meter long shopping street lined by an array of shops and restaurants, many of which handle typical Kyoto food specialties including kyo-tsukemono (Kyoto-style pickles), kyo-yasai (traditional vegetables originally grown only in Kyoto), yuba (layers of the skin of soy milk), namafu (raw wheat gluten), and obanzai (Kyoto-style home-cooked dishes).
[Access] Take the hotel shuttle bus and get off at the GION-SHIJŌ stop. The market is a 10-minute walk to the west.

The place to experience the soul of Kyoto

Gion is a popular tourist spot with an array of temples, shrines, and souvenir shops that attract visitors year-round.
[Access] (1) 25-minute walk southwest of the hotel (2) Take the hotel shuttle bus and get off at the GION-SHIJŌ stop.

Arashiyama

A scenic spot popular for cherry blossoms in spring and beautiful fall foliage

Arashiyama is a popular tourist spot where you can enjoy a train ride on the Saga Scenic Railway or take a guided boat trip down the Hozu River.
[Access] Take the subway from KEAGE -> Get off at UZUMASA-TENJINGAWA and transfer to the KEIFUKU ARASHIYAMA Line (RANDEN) -> Get off at ARASHIYAMA

KINTETSU RAIL PASS

Convenient and beneficial for travelers in Nara from Osaka and Kyoto!

With this pass, you can get unlimited rides on the KINTETSU Railway and the Nara Kotsu Bus Line within designated zones for one or two days, perfect for visiting World Heritage sites and other shrines and temples in Nara! The pass is on sale at the front desk or the concierge desk (for hotel guests only).
- 1day Pass: Adult 1,500 yen / Child 750 yen
- 2day Pass: Adult 2,000 yen / Child 1,000 yen

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The Westin Miyako Kyoto

The Westin Miyako Kyoto

1 Awataguchi Kachocho,Higashiyama-ku,Kyoto 605-0052,Japan

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