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Kyoto’s local high school students learning English introduce four sightseeing areas in Kyoto for visitors.Listen to them and learn what they recommend to make your stay in Kyoto more fun and enjoyable.
 
Welcome to Kyoto! If you are planning on visiting typical Kyoto, there is no better area than Higashiyama, which is located at the west end of the Higashiyama Mountain Range in eastern Kyoto. This eastern part of Kyoto preserves a number of masterpieces of historic architecture, gardens as well as the classical atmosphere. Why not explore and enjoy Higashiyama area by taking a tourist-friendly city bus? The Kyoto City bus operates three gRaku Bus" routes: number 100, 101 and 102, efficiently ...
 
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Welcome to Kyoto! If you are planning on visiting typical Kyoto, there is no better area than Higashiyama, which is located at the west end of the Higashiyama Mountain Range in eastern Kyoto. This eastern part of Kyoto preserves a number of masterpieces of historic architecture, gardens as well as the classical atmosphere. Why not explore and e ...…
 
Before starting off your journey, make sure you visit Kyoto Tourist Information Center gKyo Navi." The tourist information center opened in 2010 on the second floor of the JR Kyoto Station's pedestrian walkway provides local and national tourist information with visitors from every corner of the world. Open throughout the year from 8:30 in the ...…
 
Leaving the bus terminal, you will hear a short introduction on Kyoto in English. The first stop we are getting off is gHakubutsukan Sanjusangendo-mae". This is the nearest bus stop to the Kyoto National Museum and Sanjusangendo Temple. When the bus stop name gHakubutsukan Sanjusangendo-mae" is announced or indicated on an electric board at the ...…
 
Let's continue our journey! Please return to the same bus stop you got off to take the 100 bus again. The 100 bus comes almost every ten minutes. The next bus stop we are going to is gGojozaka". After a short ride, the bus stop name gGojozaka" is announced. gGojozaka" is the nearest bus stop to Kiyomizudera Temple and its surrounding area. Pres ...…
 
The next stop we are getting off is Kyoto Kaikan Bijutsukan-mae. That is the convenient bus stop for Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Kyoto Kaikan Hall and Hein Jingu Shrine. The area is called Okazaki which is a popular district for cultural activities. When you get off the bus, the National Museum of Mo ...…
 
From Kyoto Kaikan Bijutsukan-mae bus stop, Higashi Tenno-cho is the third bus stop. Located to the east of Okazaki museum area, this is the base of the Higashiyama foothills. If you go all the way through the residential area, you come to Eikan-do Temple. The temple is one of the most famous in Japan for maple leaf viewing in mid-November.The t ...…
 
At the end of the path, there is Ginkakuji Temple popularly known as Silver Pavilion which is nicknamed to contrast with Golden Pavilion. The official name of the temple is Jishoji, and the temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in 1489, it served as a retirement villa for the shogun Yoshimasa Ashikaga. The garden features white sand wav ...…
 
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