ONE FULL DAY IN KYOTO

My husband and I went to Kyoto during winter and visited 2 places only, so we can really take time to enjoy the beautiful view and soak it all in. The place was really peaceful and calm. The whole place is instagram – worthy! Everywhere you look is a perfect spot for pictures.

Before Tokyo, Kyoto (the ancient imperial capital) was the capital of Japan. It is famous for its garden, imperial palace, and traditional temples.

Arashiyama is a nationally labeled Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty. The famed bamboo grove, is one of Kyoto’s top sights because of its rich nature.

Amazed that I finally got the chance to see this place in person. The view makes me feel like I’m in another world.
Bamboo Groves. A nice and calm place away from the buzz of the city.

I suggest that you visit this place during winter, because there are few people strolling. It’s like you own the place! Also, this is a perfect venue for couples to go out on a date because of the calm breeze that makes the place even more romantic.

Unless you want a guided tour, strolling around Arashiyama is free!!

The Togetsu-kyo Bridge view while having a traditional lunch in Kyoto.

The food is no doubt delicious and definitely authentic. The Japanese people really know how to take care of their beautiful culture.

Kinkaku-ji Temple ( The Golden Pavilion)

The image of the temple in Gold Leaf reflects on the water of Kyokochi, the mirror pond. I was truly captivated by the temple’s beauty so being a good tourist, I didn’t miss the opportunity to take a picture with it.

 

Kinkaku-ji is open daily from 9am to 5pm. Admission is ¥400. Take bus numbers 101 or 205 from Kyoto Station to the Kinkaku-ji Michi bus stop. If you are coming from another part of the city, you can also take the number 59 and 12 buses to the Kinkaku-ji Mae bus stop.

 

Japan is truly a wonderful place! Everything is well- taken care of. I will never get tired of its beautiful surroundings and culture. Also, this trip wouldn’t be as fun as it was without my travel buddy, my husband.

 

 

How to get there:

OSAKA to KYOTO

*Take the Hankyu Kyoto main line

-Direct , 400 yen, 40 minutes

*Kyoto Tourist 1-Day or 2-Day Pass can be purchased at subway ticket machines or the Kyoto Station Bus Information Center.

-1 Day Pass

1,200 yen (Adults)

600 yen (Children)

-2 Day Pass

2,000 yen (Adults)

1,000 yen (Children)

 

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