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Kyoto Map, Japan

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Kyoto Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Kyoto with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Kyoto useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Kyoto!

Kyoto History

During the turmoils of the Kamakura Period that included the aborted encroachments of the Mongols in 1274 and 1281, various Buddhist sects such as Jodo, Jodo Shin, Nichiren, and Zen made their appearance. Among numerous prestigious Zen Buddhist temples (for example, Daitokuji, Myoshinji, and Nanzenji), Kenninji was the foremost temple of Kyoto. From the year 1234, Chionji acts as the headquarters of the Jodo sect.... read more

Kyoto Sightseeing

The Sento Imperial Palace is part of the Kyoto Imperial Park and stands across the Imperial Palace. Built in 1630, it got burned down in 1854 and in its place the Omiya Palace was constructed on Sento grounds in 1867, and serves as the Kyoto residence of the prince and princess. read more

Kyoto Travel Guide

Today’s modern city is home to many manufacturers of both traditional Japanese crafts and modern technologies. The biggest industry in Kyoto is electronics. The economy also depends highly on revenue earned from tourists. In 2007, Kyoto had the sixth straight increase in the tourist industry. The city is also well known for its many universities and colleges. There are over 30 Japanese schools and 14 American schools... read more

Kyoto Nightlife

When in search of a cultural event for the evening, you can enjoy one of the many traditional Japanese art theaters. These wonderful places offer puppet shows or live performances by geishas and maikos. These evening shows offer an insight into the culture and history of Kyoto. These shows can be a lot of fun; just don't count on getting to dance along with the show. It is forbidden to join in the dances along with the... read more

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