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  • Shinkyogoku st. and Teramachi st.

    Souvenir shop-packed Shinkyogoku and Selected-shop lined Teramachi. Both are considered main streets of Kyoto.
  • Nishiki Market

    Often called "Kyoto's Kitchen" this street is lined with fishmongers and greengrocers and other vendors selling fresh produce and larder staples alike. You can enjoy nibbling your way through its offerings.
  • Kamo River

    Running from north to south through Kyoto city, where you can enjoy a stroll or even a run. The riverside cherry blossoms are very pretty in Spring.
  • Bukkoji Temple

    Known as the head temple of Shin Buddhism. You can stroll the temple precincts freely, making it a popular place of relaxation with local people.
  • Inabado temple (Byodo temple)

    This temple has been worshipped as the deity for getting rid of cancer. On the 8th day of every month, craft people set up their stalls in temple.


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  • Kitano Tenmangu

    Dedicated to famous scholar Sugawara no Michizane, Kitano Tenmangu is famous for its plum trees. On the 25th of every month is "Tenjin-san", a busy flea market held on the circumference of the shrine.
  • Daikokucho's paved street

    Daikokucho in Nishijin is a place where you can stroll around on the old paved streets. It's also home to some places of interest such as textile shops and temples.
  • Toriiwaro

    A restaurant famous for their chicken dishes, set in an evocative machiya building. At lunch they only serve oyakodon (chicken and egg on rice) in which both the chicken and egg are soft and juicy.
  • Chiekoin Temple

    The temple after which Chiekoin-dori is named. The Roppijizoson is famous for warding against disaster and protecting the home.
  • Tachibana Park

    The large park right next to cafe marble building. There are always childen in the play area or on the sport grounds attached.
  • Seimei Shrine

    A shrine connected to the sorcerer Abe no Seimei. The stickers and charms bearing the shrine's five-pointed star are popular souvenirs.