Visiting Kyoto

Kyoto is Japan’s ancient capital. Even though it’s role as the nation’s capital has been take over by Tokyo, it city still retains its many charms. With a distinct architecture, visiting Kyoto is an amazing experience. There is plenty of culture to be enjoyed around the city and its surrounding area.

Suggested Itineraries


  • Gion
  • Arashiyama

History and Culture

  • Kiyomizu-dera – Historic Temple
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine – Shrine with red torii gates
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Forest – Picturesque site


  • Umekoji Park – Family-friendly park with an aquarium and museum.

Family-Friendly Attractions & Kids

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