Kyoto - Imperial Palace & Around (PDF Chapter)
This is the Imperial Palace & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kyoto guide-book.
The Imperial Palace area stretches from near the southern boundary of the Imperial Palace Park up north to the Takara-ga-ike-koen and one of Japan’s oldest shrines, Kamigamo-jinja. In between, the vast Imperial Palace Park is home to the Imperial Palace itself.
- explore the many temples of Daitoku-ji and admire the Zen garden at Koto-in
- stroll around the superb gardens at Sento Imperial Palace designed by renowned landscape artist Kobori Enshu
- take a stroll through the long tree-lined approach to lovely Shimogamo-jinja
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Activities.
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