Visiting Kyoto or Osaka? Take a day trip to Nara to see thousands of free-roaming deers in Nara park. You can even feed them deer crackers!
If you need a break from Kyoto’s temples or shrines, consider a visit to Toei Kyoto Studio Park. It is a theme park in Japanese style and full of awesomeness, especially for families.
If you are in Kyoto, you must set aside at least half a day to visit the famous Kiyomizudera Temple and experiencing old Kyoto in the charming Higashiyama District.
The stunning Kinkakuji golden pavilion is a must-visit place in northern Kyoto. If possible, try to schedule your visit on a sunny day.
During our 3-day Kyoto trip, we spent half day in Arashiyma district but managed to do 6 things very leisurely.
First thing on our day 2 agenda in Kyoto was to visit Fushimi Inari Shrine, home to thousands of tori gates in varying sizes and faded colors.