Kyoto - Central Kyoto (Chapter)
This is the Central Kyoto chapter from Lonely Planet's Kyoto guidebook.
Central Kyoto includes the Kyoto Imperial Palace and the lovely park that surrounds it; Shimogamo-jinja, a shrine in a forest setting; Tō-ji, one of Kyoto's oldest temples; and Daitoku-ji, a self-contained world of Zen temples and gardens.
- enter the hidden world of the Kyoto Imperial Palace and marvel at the splendour of the Japanese court.
- wander through the hypnotic arcades of torii (Shintō shrine gates) at Fushimi-Inari-Taisha
- entertainment & shopping
- stroll through the expansive grounds of Tōfuku-ji
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore: Central Kyoto, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Entertainment and Shopping.
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