Our next stop after Fukuoka will the Kyoto (京都市). Easily one of the most popular spots in 日本 and with good reason…. Last time I went to Kyoto I really enjoyed it and can’t wait to visit it again on my upcoming trip!!
|Maiko (Apprentice Geisha) in Kyoto|
Kyoto has some many things to do and see and is well known for its temples and shrines..
Here are a few temples/shrines that are a must see when visiting Kyoto (京都市) :
Fushimi Inari-taisha (伏見稲荷大社)
Although not a temple or shrine this place below is also worth a visit..
Sagano Bamboo Forest in Arashiyama (嵐山)
Gion is a must for all visitors to Kyoto as it represents Old Japan…
|Old photo of Gion..|
If you’re looking for a good location to stay within Kyoto, I believe Gion is the place to stay.. On my last trip i found myself walking about 15-20 mins into the Gion area… this time I have booked a hostel under 5 mins away from Gion…
Here is a link to the Hostel on TripAdvisor:
Kyoto is also known to be a well known spot for Geishas and Maikos (Aprentice Geishas).. which alot of people find unique and interesting including my self 😛
|Geisha in Higashiyama..|
The above is where I will be starting my sightseeing within Kyoto… there is so much more to do so if you know of any good places please do drop us a line below >.<