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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 Travel Guide

 Kyoto, Japan, the home of over 1.5 million people, is located in the central part of Honshu, an island in Japan. In 794, Kyoto was named the seat for Japan's Imperial Court. It remained so until 1868 when the seat was moved to Edo. The city has fallen to victim to many disasters over the years. Through many wars and conflicts, the city has suffered major destruction from fire and explosions. read more

Kyoto Nightlife

The nightlife options in Kyoto seem to be as limitless as the stars that come out over the city. There is an endless supply of bars and club, as well as many cultural activities. You can enjoy a planned activity or just wander the streets and view the many locals entertaining in the streets. read more

Kyoto Sightseeing

Another place worth visiting is the Sanjusangendo, a temple in the eastern part of the city famous for its 1001 statues of the Goddess of Mercy, Kannon, housed in Japan’s longest wooden structure, a hundred meters long.The magic and luster of gold is visible in the Zen Temple of Kinkakuji or the golden Pavilion. read more

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