Prepare to Be Enchanted with This Kyoto 2 Day Itinerary

Prepare to Be Enchanted with This Kyoto 2 Day Itinerary, Kyoto, Japan (B)

If you delight in the serenity of historical temples and beautiful, ornate Japanese gardens with lavish ponds and trailing temples and gardens scattered around a city of around 320 square miles, it can be difficult to decide what to do in Kyoto. If you are short on time and want to know what you must see in Kyoto in 2 days, follow our Kyoto 2 day itinerary. You will visit delightful gardens, sublime temples, mountainside shrines and the mysterious Geisha District. Our Kyoto 2 day itinerary aims to take the pain out of planning your trip and give you an intoxicating introduction to this fascinating city.

Before you start this Kyoto 2 day itinerary, there are a couple of must-haves for your trip. First, head to the tourist information on the 2nd floor of the train station. Steps lead up from the bus terminal with escalators on either side. Take these and head straight ahead at the top. The tourist information is on the right-hand side, less than 100 yards from the top of the stairs. At the desk, ask for a map of the bus and subway and a city map. These two documents will be a godsend (shown below). The green transport map provides colour coded details of the bus routes. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Prepare to Be Enchanted with This Kyoto 2 Day Itinerary
Guide Location: Japan » Kyoto
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anne Slater-brooks
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • train station
  • Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine
  • Kiyomizu-dera
  • Sannenzaka
  • Ninenzaka
  • Kodai-ji temple
  • Ryozen Kannon
  • Ishibe-koji Alley
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Hanamikoji Street
  • Heian Jingu Shrine
  • Ginkakuji temple
  • Arashiyama bamboo forest
  • Tenryu-ji temple
  • Kinkaku-ji temple
  • Shosei-en garden
  • Higashi Honganji Temple
  • Nishi Honganji Temple
  • Kyoto tower
  • Rihga Royal Kyoto
  • British Pub

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