Kyoto - Northern Higashiyama (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Northern Higashiyama chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kyoto guidebook.

This area is packed with first-rate attractions and soothing greenery, making it one of the best parts of the city for relaxed sightseeing. It stretches from Nanzen-ji in the south to Ginkaku-ji in the north, two temples linked by the lovely Path of Philosophy.

  • escape the crowds and find yourself at the superb Buddhist sanctuary of Hōnen-in
  • maps
  • check out the exhibits in Kyoto’s museum district of Okazaki-kōen
  • transport
  • explore the green world of Nanzen-ji, one of Kyoto’s most appealing temples
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Neighbourhood Walk, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Sleeping, Entertainment, and Shopping.

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