A World Heritage Site famed for its Zen rock garden.
This gold-leaf-covered temple is one of the most beautiful sights in Kyoto, nestled in the woods and reflected in the waters of its garden pond.
This temple complex is considered one of the best places to experience Zen art, architecture and practice.
Thousands of stone Buddha statues mourn the dead at this unusual hilltop temple. The main hall contains a medieval Amida Buddha.
An imperial Shinto shrine built in 1895 in honor of the founding of Kyoto.
A Shingon Buddhist temple in the center of the city, Toji includes a five-story pagoda that is the tallest wooden tower in Japan.