Kyoto – long considered one of Japan’s most beautiful cities. From its temples to its modern delights, check out the top sights of Kyoto.

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Once the capital of the nation, #Kyoto is now an ultra-modern haven that retains a great deal of its ancient charm. To see some of this long-established glamour, make your way to Kyoto Tower. #Visit Gion, an entertainment quarter and home to many of Kyoto’s famous geishas.

During your #vacation, see the Sannen-zaka and Ninen-zaka districts, where cars are prohibited and traditional teahouses and temples adorn the nearby landscape. #Explore the great open plazas of the Haian Shrine or spend a quiet moment in the Shorenin Temple and its beautiful gardens.

The most famous of Kyoto’s temples is Fushimi Inari-taisha, a stunning red complex that sprawls over Mount Inari. A hike to the summit takes about two hours and will lead you through thousands of colorful sub-shrines and thick, ancient forest. Once you’re at the top, you’ll have a stunning view of Kyoto.

For now, we hope you enjoy watching this #travel #guide as much as we enjoyed making it.

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0:00 – Kyoto
0:30 – Kyoto Station
0:40 – Kyoto Tower
1:03 – Gion
1:37 – Ishibe Koji
2:10 – Sannen-zaka and Ninen-zaka
2:56 – Heian Shrine
3:06 – Shorenin Temple
3:22 – Kiyomizadera
3:31 – Tofukuji
3:51 – Kodai Temple
4:11 – Nanzenji
4:29 – Fushimi Inari-taisha
5:18 – Nijo Castle
5:40 – Arashiyama