This is my list of the best easy day trips from Kyoto city centre within a reasonable distance for culture lovers and travellers alike. The list includes trips to temples and shrines from Kyoto city centre which require a half-day or full-day visit along with some popular towns on the outskirts of Kyoto.
Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest freshwater lake is a pleasant getaway for cruises, onsen and more from the humdrum of Kyoto city, only minutes away. Read more …
Explore 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 5 other popular attractions in the historical city of Uji in one day using a walking itinerary.
There is so much to do in Kyoto, that any time spent here will have you longing for more. However, if you have only a few days to spend in Kyoto, this guide has the best 5 in Kyoto for the ultimate experience in culture and tradition of Japan