Enjoy a day long excursion from Kyoto filled with natural beauty, history and spirituality. Your tour begins with a Japan Rail ride from Kyoto to Fushimi Inari.
Fushimi Inari shrine
Visit the Fushimi Inari shrine, famous for its network of vermillion tori gates behinds its main buildings. Observe the many fox statues in the shrine premises as the animals are thought to be the messengers of Inari, the Shinto God of rice.
Head to Kiyomizudera, one of the most celebrated temples of Japan built in AD 780. The UNESCO World Heritage Site temple is named after the pure waters of the Otowa Waterfall and offers gorgeous views of cherry and maple trees as well as of the city of Kyoto.
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The famous ‘Golden Pavilion’ is a must-visit in Kyoto. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, see the temple rise above its reflecting pond as you take in the serene surroundings. Take a stroll along the sprawling garden retaining its original design from the 14th century.
Filled with shrines and temples, Arashiyama is one of the most popular tourist districts in Kyoto.
Most popular Kyoto-area attractions