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Dotonbori Osaka
#1 of 834 Sights & Landmarks in Osaka
When you visit Japan for first time, Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka is a must visit cities. Tokyo with their busy life and nightlife, Kyoto with Unesco heritage sites and Osaka with USJ and Dotonbori.
Dotonbori is easily reach by subway (Namba Station), it is an amazing place for tourist, feasting, drinking, shopping and beautiful river view.
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#1 of 17 Sights & Landmarks in Fushimi
Along the way you'll see thousands of torii gates and even more cemetery monuments and shrines framed by a backdrop of beautiful trees, foliage, and sometimes views of Kyoto.
Beautiful! my favorite temple! the colors and the view is all amazing!! is definitely a MUST if you go to Japan.
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple Higashiyama
#1 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Higashiyama
The temple itself is awe inspiring and the main platform offers some great views of Kyoto and the surrounding area There's also an incredible cemetery that sits alongside the temple worth exploring.
Set on the green hills of Kyoto, the breathtaking view of the skyline, serenity of the forest, and the gorgeous temple and pagoda make this our most memorable Japanese temple.
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#3 of 973 Sights & Landmarks in Kyoto
One of the most incredible sights in Kyoto with gorgeous water features (Pavilion Pond, Carp Rock), beautiful gardens, an awesome Tea House and of course The Golden Pavilion with its three styles of architecture.
... - the serene lake with temple reflecting beautifully on the surface surrounded by a zen garden, perfectly manicured trees and grounds, koi fish swimming to and fro, tea in a forest, and Buddhist site for prayer.
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#2 of 834 Sights & Landmarks in Osaka
The building was a geisha house hundreds of years ago and also features a samurai museum with many items to view.
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Koyasan Okunoin Koya-cho
#1 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
We were lucky to have a fascinating monk lead us around for the day, pointing out the burial sites and historical references to almost every revered figure in Japanese history from Toyotomi Hideyoshi to Takeda Shi...
I love a nice tree and I have seen a few in my days but this location is the best I have seen yet (even better than Muir Woods!) the site is a 2 km stroll along a road that for 1200 years was the road into Koyasan...
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#1 of 137 Sights & Landmarks in Nara
It was lovely.. enjoyed walking through all the deer to get to the great buddha hall and gardens.. nice complex, cute deer , nice shopping and great sights, what more could you want.
This giant Buddha is Japan's largest and is really a sight to see! Make sure to see the Buddha from all angles, especially the side view as you can really appreciate the massive size by getting a little closer to it.
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#4 of 973 Sights & Landmarks in Kyoto
Really impressive... quite the best temple in Kyoto in my view, the prayer halls are just out of this world.. the gardens superb... luckily its a bit of a hidden gem as its a slightly off the beaten track and seem...
... has everything combined in one: beautiful gardens, a small pond/ lake, amazing architecture with 3 different temples inside, gods statues and a small resting room on a hill with great overlooking views of Kyoto.
#1 of 337 Sights & Landmarks in Himeji
Shosha are still very worth the visit for the experience, the history, art, and culture lessons, for the fantastic view of Himeji, for the most delicious vegetarian noodles I’ve tasted, and the list goes on.
We enjoyed our walk past so many sites (and sights) from the temples, to giant trees, to ponds, to burial memorials, to moss gardens - so many details.
Sanjusangendo Temple Higashiyama
#2 of 26 Sights & Landmarks in Higashiyama
A hall of a thousand bigger than life statues a definite site to see, amazingly preserved and intricately beautiful statues.
This UNESCO heritage site is one of special interest if you can be there the Sunday (in mid January) when they commemorate the traditional archery contest through the one long back hallway, dating back centuries.
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Hasedera Temple Sakurai
#1 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Sakurai
But, as the video's title says, visiting Hasedera in any season, it can offer you tranquility and awesome views of covered walkways, buildings, and Buddha besides flowers and Nature.
The view from the landing was wonderful with all the autumn colours in the mountains in front so was well worth the effort of the climb to the top.
Himeji Castle Himeji
#2 of 337 Sights & Landmarks in Himeji
Recommend it, just came from there.... gorgeous; awesome view awesome gardens and honestly It's impressive how clean the castle is, I mean it's completely white!! beautiful and I had great weather as well
Himeji castle is authentic and beautiful castle surrounded by gorgeous gardens , it's world heritage listed site , if you combined your castle and Koko -en garden ticket it's very good value at 1040 yen , there's...
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#6 of 973 Sights & Landmarks in Kyoto
There was a little pond with Coy in it, and a nice little walkway that gave you a view over the roof to Kyoto city, and nice traditional sprawling indoor regions with panoramic views of the perfectly manicured gar...
Old Temple and Modern Art Installation, Amazing Views
#1 of 8 Sights & Landmarks in Nisikyo
Our group of 35 followed a guide on a circuit along paths and a stone-paved walk that brought us to various elevations for different views of the scenery, made even prettier by trees with leaves of red and gold.
The gardens are absolutely amazing...AMAZING.......spectacular..and so very soothing to the Spirit of the frenzied tourist whose plate overflows with must-see sights.
#1 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Sakyo
It is an incredible garden (actually three very different gardens linked by paths) with wonderful views out over the countryside and back down to Kyoto.
The icing on the cake was the breathtaking view of the mountains and the surrounding landscape.
#9 of 973 Sights & Landmarks in Kyoto
I discovered Otagi while researching sites for a private tour of Kyoto and saw pictures of the charming stone statues, each face being unique, some happy, some sad, others contemplative.
It is far from all the hustles of the other tourist sights in Arashiyama however you can visit Adashino Nenbutsuji and Saga Toriimoto Preserved Street during your visit.
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Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumida 2.1 km away
#1 of 145 Sights & Landmarks in Sumida
Easy access from the local subway or train stations Great views from any seat A MUST
If you really want to enjoy the experience, recommend getting one of the small English language books the vendors sell on site or read up online before you go about the history and traditions of the sport.
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Hase-dera Temple Kamakura 48.2 km away
#1 of 125 Sights & Landmarks in Kamakura
Beautiful place to visit in Kamakura, with serene gardens, interesting caves, lots of stone figures and incredible views of the ocean if you are willing to make the effort to climb some steps (a lot of steps, but...
The raked sand garden, the beautiful temple building, the mini statues of buddhas everywhere, the koi carps, the water lilies, a small shinto shrine as well, a view of the bay to die for, and it's even got a littl...
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#2 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Koya-cho
Nice temple and beautiful to view, it is located in a little 'park' with other smaller temples and trees which makes it a very nice and peaceful walk through the park to the temple.
Definitely worth a visit as this large collection of temple buildings is a World Heritage Site.
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#10 of 973 Sights & Landmarks in Kyoto
Great views of the enormous roofs of this Zen temple can be seen from various angles.
The dragon mural was quite a site to behold, the monks were out and about the day we were there, and the water lilies were beautiful.
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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple Narita 47.4 km away
#1 of 71 Sights & Landmarks in Narita
The views are outstanding and you can see and experience how the buddist do their prayers.
There are a variety of temples and buildings on this site of 1,600 acres of the most atmospheric and beautiful parkland.
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#11 of 973 Sights & Landmarks in Kyoto
I really enjoyed my visit to this temple - the views as you walk around the house are beautiful and its much less crowded than many other sites around.
This is another huge and very beautiful temple in Kyoto, a World Heritage Site.
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#12 of 973 Sights & Landmarks in Kyoto
En route you’ll enjoy the view of Kamo river, takao river, the less touristy northern Part of Kyoto and Mt hiei.
You will walk through rural parts with amazing views.
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#1 of 68 Sights & Landmarks in Nishinomiya
Horyu-ji Temple Ikaruga-cho
#1 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Ikaruga-cho
You will see temple buildings, a pagoda, small gardens from the outside and you will go into a museum where statues, paintings, garments and pottery from this site are displayed.
... out in the countryside around Nara; the fields of pink flowers interspersed with rice paddies made an attractive backdrop to this ancient temple, Horyu-ji, which was the first Japanese UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Roppongi
I can highly recommend visiting here for an unique peaceful open-air sunset; you can go to the highest view-point (Sky Tree) but there will be crowds and queues.
Like every tourist landmarks, there is a photo booth to capture the moment if the battery of your camera failed, like ours Must go if you are in town, Just awesome!
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Mt. Kurama Sakyo
#2 of 37 Sights & Landmarks in Sakyo
Kurama is a gorgeous temple up the mountain with a majestic view of the cedar forest at the top.
Beautiful views with a guide that knows the place, interesting spots, curiosities and information completed our journey through the mountain.
#2 of 137 Sights & Landmarks in Nara
Amazing Views
These other sites were quite crowded and it was very pleasant to be able to take our time to enjoy these monuments without hundreds of others.
Asakusa Taito 3.9 km away
#1 of 342 Sights & Landmarks in Taito
Asakusa has a beautiful shrine, amazing shops, an interesting Donquijote, a free Japanese crafts museum, an uncrowded Game(arcade chain) and is near the Tokyo Skytree where you can get a nice view of the city.
The sight of historical temples beautifully preserved sitting against the backdrop of Tokyo's skyscrapers (and one of the best views of Tokyo Skytree) defines the meaning of a picture being worth a thousand words.
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#1 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in Uji
The beauty of cycling Uji is lay on the fact that the way goes along the river once you passed Fushimi Inari and bit further, you have the great views of Uji River.
This UNESCO world heritage site temple in Uji, a suburb of Kyoto is beautiful and definitely worth seeing.
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