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Japan Trip April 2-22,2015 Kyoto First Day April 7

Brief Introduction
When we go to Japan not complete if we not Visited Kyoto for many tourist they will staying in Kyoto more days than other city many temples,shrines and historical building worth to visit
From 794 M -1868 Kyoto is the Emperor residence before moved to Tokyo
How To get there
Kawaguchiko station-took Fujikyu railway for Otsuki about 60 minute cost 1,140 yen –from Otsuki station took JR Chuo Line for Tokyo about 36 minute-From Takao (Tokyo) station took JR Chuo line rapid service for Tokyo about 6 minute to Hachioji Station-From Hachioji station took Jr Yokohama Line local for Higashi Kanagawa about 50 minute and arrived at Shin yokohama Station –from Shin Yokohama station take Shinkansen nozomi 309 about 119 minute and arrived at Kyoto Cost from Otsuki to Kyoto about 8960 yen.
Places Of Interest
1.Toji Temple

Shingon sect of Buddhism UNESCO World Heritage sites
Shingon sect of Buddhism UNESCO World Heritage sites

This temple is one of UNESCO wOrld Heritage Sites in Kyoto.this temple also another important temple for Shingon sect besides temples in Mount Koya.
How To get there
Kyoto station-take Kintetsu Kyoto/kashira line Exp for Kashihara Jingumae about 1 minute ticket 150 Yen exit and take a walk about 2 minute.

2.Higashi Honganji Temple

old temple national heritage
old temple national heritage

There are 2 Honganji temple in Kyoto first is Higashi Honganji Temple and second is nishi honganji temple both of temple is close.unfortunatelly I only can visited Higashi Honganji Temple for Nishi Honganji in next day.
How To get there
Toji Station-take Kintetsu Kyoto  line Exp for Kyoto about 1 minute ticaket fee 150 yen then take  a walk 15-20 minute to this temple

used to geisha centre in the past
used to geisha centre in the past
From Higashi Honganji Temple I went to Pontocho.Pontocho since hundreds year ago has been the place for dining and leisure in the past we can see Geisha performance in theatre here.tourists now can have dining with kamogawa river as background
How To get there
From Kyoto station I took Bus and stop at Shijo kawaramachi bus stop from here just take  walk about 10 minute to kamogawa river and Pontocho
Guesthouse Kazariya
184 Higashi Kazariyacho,Gojo Dori,Muromachi nishiiru,Minamigawa,Kyoto 600-8107 Prefektur Kyoto
Cost 6800 yen
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