Kyoto 2 Day Itinerary (classic)
Itineraries, Kansai, Kyoto

Kyoto 2-day itinerary

With around 1.5 million citizens, Kyoto is only ranked as the approximately 8th largest city in Japan. However this historic city, which was the capital of Japan for over a 1000 years, is probably the most visited in the country. With an incredibly rich history, uncountable ancient buildings and more than 1600 temples, Kyoto was spared during the …

Kyoto 1 Day Itinerary (central)
Itineraries, Kansai, Kyoto

Kyoto 1-day itinerary (central)

With around 1.5 million citizens, Kyoto is only ranked as the approximately 8th largest city in Japan. However this historic city, which was the capital of Japan for over a 1000 years, is probably the most visited in the country. With an incredibly rich history, uncountable ancient buildings and more than 1600 temples, Kyoto was spared during the …

Kyoto 1 Day Itinerary (classic)
Itineraries, Kansai, Kyoto

Kyoto 1-day itinerary (classic)

With around 1.5 million citizens, Kyoto is only ranked as the approximately 8th largest city in Japan. However this historic city, which was the capital of Japan for over a 1000 years, is probably the most visited in the country. With an incredibly rich history, uncountable ancient buildings and more than 1600 temples, Kyoto was …

Romon Gate at Shimogamo Jinja. Credit: Zairon. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.
Kansai, Kyoto, Temples and Shrines

Shimogamo-jinja Shrine

Shimogamo-jinja is one of Japans oldest shinto shrines. The shrine stands as a perfect picture of the classic Japanese shrine, with vermilion colored torii gates and buildings, paper lanterns, beautifully kept premises and overall peacefulness and tranquility. Shimogamo-jinja is postcard worthy, so if you only visit one shrine in Kyoto, you should definitely make it …