Cruise Ports Northeast Asia - Kyoto & Nara (PDF Chapter)
This is the Kyoto chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cruise Ports Northeast Asia guidebook.
Kyoto is old Japan writ large: quiet temples, sublime gardens, colourful shrines and geisha scurrying to secret liaisons. With 17 Unesco World Heritage Sites, and more than 1000 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines, it is one of the world’s most culturally rich cities.
- be entranced by the hypnotic arcades of torii (gates) at Fushimi Inari-Taisha
- admire the brilliant gold of Kinkaku-ji and its mirror-like reflection
- stroll through the historic geisha district of Gion
- food & drink
Coverage includes: Fushimi Inari-Taisha, Kyoto’s Geisha Culture, Kinkaku-ji, Sights, Activities, Shopping, Eating, Drinking, Entertainment, Nara.