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Tourist Attractions in Kyoto
Philosopher's path (Tetsugaku-no-Michi)
Walking path along a small canal famous for its cherry blossoms
(10 min. from Chabad)
Traditional Japanese architecture and garden (originally a villa of a politician, now run by Kyoto City)
10 min. walk from Chabad
Kyoto City Zoo
6 min. walk from Chabad
Keage Incline ex-Railway for Biwa Lake Canal
Another spot good for strolling to enjoy a tranquil atmosphere. Famous for its cherry blossoms in spring. An industrial heritage site.
Kyoto Handicraft Center
Experience the making of traditional Japanese crafts.
10 min. from Chabad
Imperial Palaces and Villas
Kyoto area has 4 facilities of the Imperial Bureau open to tourists. Some of them require application beforehand to visit.
A villa/castle of Shogun (the ruler of Japan in the 17th-19th centuries)
Japanese aquatic lives including giant salamanders can also be seen.
Kyoto Railway Museum
From steam locomotives to Shinkansen.
Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Garden
Public botanical garden since 1924 (entrance fee: about 200 yen).
Second-hand outlet Kimono shop.
You can enjoy shopping at the 100 yen shop just next to Chabad.