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As soon as it was founded in the 8C, Kyoto – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site – was one of the largest capitals in the world and renowned for its magnificence and its spirit. It was here that the uniqueness of Japanese culture emerged. The 16C brought fresh impetus to the city's spiritual and cultural life. Spared from earthquakes and the onslaught of the Second World War, and having opted for clean industry, Kyoto has retained its architectural integrity. Its 3 000 temples and shrines and 200 gardens are the cornerstones for an escapade among the treasures of the past. Rediscover the art of taking your time.

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Tourist attractions Kyoto : Things to see and do

  • The 13C Sanjusangen-do Temple is an unadorned wooden structure that stretches out over 120m. In contrast to this austere external appearance is the incredible extravaganza inside. In the dim lighting you can make out 1 001 statues of the Goddess of M..

  • Inaugurated in 1897, the Imperial Museum was created to preserve Kyoto's cultural treasures, which were under threat from the Emperor's own modernisation plans for the city. Now the National Museum, the old Baroque-style building is given over to exc..

  • Dedicated to merciful Kannon, Kiyomizu-dera dates back to the 8C, although the current buildings date from the 17C. The main building has a vertiginously high terrace with panoramic views. In the olden days believers would throw themselves off it ont..

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Hotels Kyoto

  • Villa Aneyakoji

    Nakagyo-ku, Miyagicho 460 J - Kyoto 604-8275

    Opening in July 2013 and located within a 5-minute walk from Nijyojyomae Subway Station on the Tozai Line, Villa Aneyakoji offers guests a relaxing accommodation and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Guests can experience staying in Kyoto just a 10..

  • Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shinmachi Bettei Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Nakagyo-ku Shinmachi dori, Rokkaku-cho 361 J - Kyoto 604-8212

    Prix Prices from : 10816 JPY

    Opening in March 2014, Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shinmachi Bettei offers accommodations with a modern yet traditional décor. Free Wi-Fi is available at the entire property and guests can refresh in the public bath. Shijo and Karasuma Station are both..

  • Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo

    Nakagyo-ku Sanjodori Karasuma Nishiiru Mikura-cho 80 J - Kyoto 604-8166

    Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo is a 1-minute walk from Karasuma Oike Subway Station. The 4-star hotel offers modern accommodation with a restaurant, free internet and a public bath with views of the garden. Guestrooms offer both air-conditioning an..

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