Shimogamo Shrine in Japanese, is the common name of an important Shinto sanctuary in the Shimogamo district of Kyoto city's Sakyō ward. Its formal name is Kamo-mioya-jinja. [Wikipedia] / Photo: Takashi Images / Shutterstock.com
Ginkakuji is best known as the Silver Pavilion and was built in 1482. Unlike its golden counterpart Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji Temple is not actually plated..
Kamigamo Shrine is Kyoto’s oldest Shinto shrine. It was built in the year 678, during the rule of Emperor Tenmu. One of the 17 UNESCO World Heritage..
Nijo Castle is one of the most accessible UNESCO spots in Kyoto, being just a short walk from Nijojo-mae Station. The former residence of the Tokugawa..