Check out this beautiful gate built by the Tokugawa clan to commemorate those that died in the siege of Osaka castle.
Stay at a hostel
WHERE TO STAY
If you`re looking for a place to stay in Kyoto, the best bet is to find a place that is close to Kyoto Station because many of Kyoto`s famous sight seeing spots are close to Kyoto Station, also it`s a central location for transportaion.
See the Bridge
WHAT TO SEE
Is it for cars? Is it for trains? Is it for people? Nope, it`s for water. Check out this bridge that connects the water from Biwa lake to Kyoto. Sometimes you can see fish swimming in it too.
See the Tenjuan Garden
THINGS TO DO
Another beautiful garden close to Nanzen-ji. Check it out if you have time.
If you don`t know what yakitori is, it`s time to find out. Check out this delicious yakitori restaurant. (It`s chicken on skewers by the way) Hours: 17:30-24:00 Address:9-5 Higashi Marutamachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture http://sumibi-torito.jp/
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Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8435, Japan
How to Get There
1. From Kyoto Station, take the Karasuma Line bound for Kokusai kaikan (International Conference Hall) 3 stops to Karasuma Oike Station. 2. Take the Tozai Line bound for Roku Jizou 4 stops to Keage Station. 3. Nanzen-ji is a 5-10 minute walk from the station.
7 stops from Kyoto Station (apx. 24mins) (260 yen)