Take this trip to the enchanting monuments of the heritage city of Kyoto, the most sought-after tourist destination in Japan. Japan's erstwhile capital from 794 to 1868, Kyoto boasts of literally thousands of historic Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines as well as some of Japan's most beautiful gardens and palaces.
See the Nijo Castle, which was built in 1603 as a luxurious fortified residence by the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Visit the beautiful Kinkakuji Temple, which is known for its gold-leaf covered pavilion. A must-visit in Kyoto is the impressive Sanjusangendo Temple, which houses 1001 carved wooden statutes of Kannon - the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy. The trip includes a visit to the most popular tourist attraction of Kyoto, the Kiyomizu Temple.
Admire the aesthetically built palaces and the revered shrines of Japan on this trip to the heritage city of Kyoto