Most Instagenic Spots In Kyoto Prefecture

Here're most instagenic spots in Kyoto, Japan. There're many instagram worthy spots you can get 'like' in your SNS, such as 'Shouju-in Temple' with a lovely heart shaped window, and 'Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine' with thousands of orange gates. Then, we selected best instagenic ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Kyoto.

25 Most Instagenic Spots In Kyoto Prefecture

Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine

The Sanctuary Tunnel 'Senbon Torii' Made of Thousands of Shrine Gates

The Shrine Gates Tunnel is mystic and seems a road to another world. The sightseeing spot is one of the most popular ones in Japan among foreign tourists.

Shouju-in Temple

A Photogenic Temple In Kyoto♡ Inome Window That Brings Good Fortune

Shoju-in Temple is now a topic of conversation. One of the reason is this Inome Window with attractive fresh greens. Inome means heart shape and brings good fortune, then it has been used since the ancient times! What is more, at the same drawing room, there're 160 beautiful painting on the ceiling to delight the visitors.

Kiyomizu Temple

A Blue Light Going Through The Sky

Kiyomizu Temple, an unmissable spot for sightseeing in Kyoto. During the special honor of visiting held three times in a year, the blue light goes through the sky in Kyoto. This light, they says, expresses the mercy of Kwannon.

Toji Temple

Excellent With A Fivefold Pagoda! A Illuminated Weeping Cherry Blossom Tree

You can go to Toji Temple from the Kyoto station on foot. The fivefold pagoda is highest in Japan and a popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto. Moreover, you can see a Shidare Zakura, a weeping cherry tree in spring. Illuminated cherry blossoms at night are very fantastic.

Kinkakuji Temple

Kinkaku Reflected On The Surface

The gold shining appearance of Rokuonnji Shariden 'Kinkaku' is loved by many people. Likewise, the reflected on the water surface is full of attractiveness.

Amanohashidate View Land

The 3 Best Sceneries in Japan, Amanohashidate as Hiryukan View

The 3 best sceneries in Japan, Amanohashidate view looks like dragon descending. But, if you look the view upside down, it looks like dragon ascending. So, the reverse view is called Hiryukan. See it among own legs. This detail is written at the link page.

Rurikoin Temple

Ruriko-in Temple's Breathtaking Reflection Designed By Japanese Maple Leaves

A famous place for maple leaves viewing, Ruriko-in Temple has terms of special visiting for a few months in spring and autumn. You can see the beautiful green leaves in spring, and colorful ones in autumn. The reflections on the floor and desk is so wonderful!

Enko-ji Temple

Beautiful Frame Garden Like An Autumn Colored Picture

Enko-ji Temple has become popular for its autumn colors. The beautiful green garden in summer becomes more beautiful with many colors in autumn. During the term of maple leaves falling, a red carpet will appear around the Jizo♡

Enko-ji Temple's Frame Garden As A Piece Of Picture

Enko-ji Temple was a school for development of education by Ieyasu Tokugawa. A wonderful Japanese garden covered with moss, 'Jyu-gyu no niwa' is like a picture by the temple pillars on all sides. The rich nature gives us a moment of relief.

Touji-in Temple

A Japanese Garden For Good Green Tea Time And Red & Green Foliage In The Beginning Of Winter

For 10 minutes on foot from Ryoan-ji Temple (famous for its stone garden), at Touji-in Temple, you can enjoy delicious green tea. At the time I sit on tatami floor and enjoy green tea in front of the garden, is nothing but a blissful moment.

Kyoto Ohara Sanzen-in Temple

A Mossy Garden Of Sanzen-in Temple With A Child Jizo Can Heal Our Mind

Sanzen-in Temple is located at Kyoto Ohara where has the beautiful nature in each season. Its garden is covered with moss and you can leave the daily life in front of the beautiful and comfortable scenery. A lovely Warabe Jizo (a stone image with child face) makes us feel at ease.

Late Sunflower In Oharano

An Autumn Event! Red & Yellow Sunflowers In The Autumn Sky

This sunflower field reaches its best season in September every year. Under the high blue sky in autumn, 15000 sunflowers including rare red ones swing in the breeze. Many people visit here to see the beautiful scenery of the sky, sunflowers, mountains and rice fields.

Gregarious Japanese Irises

As Many As 1 Million Flowers Of Japanese Iris! Gregarious Place Located Calmly In A Country Of Headspring

Gregarious Japanese irises was unexpectedly found by a photographer a few years ago. At the time of full-bloom, the whole scenery even the face of a mountain is wrapped in a white world of Japanese irises.

Nanatani River, Yawagagi-no Michi Street

Cherry Blossom Tunnel & Carpet With The Scenic Countryside Of Tamba Area

I was totally fasinated by the long line of trees and a tunnel of cherry blossom. For the good balance with calm scenery of a countruside and greens, you can enjoy the landscape you cannot see in cities.

Heiankyo

A Secret Spot In Saga! Splendid Weeping Cherry Blossom Trees Standing In A Grand Garden

During the period of opening to the public, anyone can enter for free. But it's a little known, so you can view the cherry blossoms leisurely. The well kept garden is refreshing, and lighten up weeping cherry blossom trees are worth seeing!

Heian Jingu Shrine

A Noble Vermilion Lacquered Shrine Built In Memory Of 1100 Years Since The Transfer To Heian

It's a relatively new shrine built in 1895, but became completely established as a symbol of Kyoto, and many people visit here. When you enter the large precinct, you may feel refreshed and purified.

Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Gardens

The Illumination That Appears In A Movie At The Oldest Prefectural Botanical Gardens

Opened in 1926, known as the oldest prefectural botanical gardens in Japan, it cherished by people in Kyoto and also tourists. In recent years, it opens during the nights and holds illumination event. In 2016, the scene appears in Japanese movie and get into the news.

Kitayama Yuzen Giku Flower Field

Purple Carpet! Rare Kind Of Purple Chrysanthemum Named 'Kitayama Yuzen Giku' Blooming Proudly In The Country

At Kuta area, deep in the mountain in Kyoto City, this purple chrysanthemum blooms in the middle of summer. People take care of this flower nicknamed 'Kitayama Yuzen Giku'. Now it became the popular summer scene of Kuta and the wonderful flower field entertains the people visit here.

Mt.Nyoi-ga Dake (Daimon-ji Yama)

The Mountain '大' Of Daimon-ji Gozan Okuribi Is Nice For Hiking With A Superb View Of Kyoto

Mt. Daimonji, famous for the August festival 'Gozan Okuribi', is popular as an easy hiking spot. From 'hidoko' a fireplace, you can see the whole view of Kyoto, and it could make you feel refreshed!

Eikando Zenrin-ji

Autumn In Kyoto. Must Visit 'Japanese Scarlet Maple Leaves Of Eikando'

Japanese maple tree is called 'momiji'. In Kyoto, Eikando Zenrin-ji Temple is well known for its scarlet 'momiji'. You can have a feeling that impressive red and yellow fill up all of your sight.

Jizoin Temple

Greenery Of 600 Years History And 'Bamboo Temple' Jizo-in.

Jizo-in at Matsuo in Kyoto is called 'bamboo temple' and the precinct is tinged with green from now till summer. And a Japanese style Karesansui flat garden is worth seeing, which is a registered scenic spot in Kyoto.

Nanzen-ji Temple

Waterway Bridges In A Temple!? A Chain Of Retro & Beautiful Arches

Nanzen-ji Suiro-kaku is a part of Biwa Lake Canal to bring the water to Kyoto from Biwa Lake. The beautiful arched bridges built of bricks considered the temple scenery and were designed in Meiji Era. They bring the water now in active service.

Boathouses In Ine

First Floor Is A Port And The Second A House!? Funaya Houses Standing In A Line On Ine Bay

In Tango Peninsula, the northernmost of Kyoto, Ine-cho is selected as a reserve for important cultural buildings. Many people visit here to see the town scenery living with the sea that I can't expect at all.

Hozu-gawa River Boat Ride

Rapids Sometimes! Hozu-gawa River Boat Ride Through The Seasonal Scenery

Hozu-gawa River boat ride goes from Kameoka in Kyoto to Arashiyama for about one hour. It's very tasteful to see the scenery on a boat, and thrilling to drift on the rapids sometimes appearing! One of the attractions is the guide of a handsome boatman who tosses off a gag.

Kyoto Aquarium

Jellyfish Fans Shouldn't Miss! An Interactive Art Of Kyoto Aquarium

A lots of jellyfish appeared in aromatic and dark room create a very fantasy world with unexpected light effects. How about being healed by the swinging jellyfish in this winter?

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