Kyoto - Northern Higashiyama (Chapter)
This is the Northern Higashiyama chapter from Lonely Planet's Kyoto guidebook.
Stretching from Nanzen-ji in the south to Ginkaku-ji in the north - two temples linked by the lovely Path of Philosophy - this area is thick with first-rate attractions and soothing greenery. Other attractions include the Hōnen-in temple and museums around Okazaki-kōen.
- immerse yourself in the green world of Nanzen-ji, with wonderful gardens, intimate subtemples and a hidden grotto waiting in the woods
- take the bamboo-lined path to see Ginkaku-ji, Kyoto's famed Silver Pavilion
- restaurants & bars
- get lost in thought on the flower-strewn Path of Philosophy
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore: Northern Higashiyama, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Neighbourhood Walk, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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