5 days in Kyoto Itinerary

5 days in Kyoto Itinerary

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shoren-in Temple (Shoren-in Monzeki) and Ninna-ji Temple. Get some historical perspective at Kennin-ji Temple and Kodai-ji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kyoto: Nara (Kasuga Grand Shrine & Nara National Museum), Dotonbori (in Osaka) and Hikone Castle (in Hikone). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, contemplate the long history of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

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If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Nara, Hikone Castle, Dotonbori
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Toji
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

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