4 days in Kyoto Itinerary

4 days in Kyoto Itinerary

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Kyoto

Kyoto
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Yase Momiji no Komichi has been added to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Kinkaku-ji. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nara Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Himeji Castle (in Himeji), Nigatsu-do Temple (in Nara) and Dotonbori (in Osaka). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Gion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and look for gifts at Nene Kimono.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyoto travel planning site .

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Kyoto are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Nara, Dotonbori, Himeji Castle
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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