Kyoto - Kitayama Area & North Kyoto (Chapter)
This is the Kitayama Area & North Kyoto chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kyoto guidebook.
North Kyoto includes several important sites in the far northern Higashiyama area and other areas of northern Kyoto. Still further north, the Kitayama area contains several quaint villages that make great day trips out of the city: Kurama, Kibune, Ōhara and Takao.
- climb to the mountain temple of Jingo-ji
- escape to the Buddhist paradise of Sanzen-ji in the rural village of Ōhara
- take a dip in Kurama Onsen, perfect on a snowy winter day
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, and Sports & Activities.
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