Must-see Sights in Kansai Kyoto and Nara:
Unesco World Heritage Sites

Ancient cities in Japan: Kyoto and Nara.
Visit the classic locations in Japan.

Bask in the history and culture of Japan in the streets of Kyoto and Nara, which are home to several World Heritage Sites, and admire the seasonal beauty and numerous temples over here. Walk on the unique streets of Osaka, the gateway to the west of Japan, and experience the distinct vibes they have from Tokyo.

(map) Kyoto, Osaka, Nara Kyoto Osaka Nara


Feel the 1,400 years of history in this ancient city in Japan. Home to many World Heritage Sites, such as Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Grand Shrine, and Nara Park.

Kinkaku-ji Temple

The spectacular gold temple that glitters right next to a huge pond.

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Visitors from all over the world come to view the spectacular seasonal scenery here as the architecture intertwines with the natural beauty of cherry blossoms in spring, dark green leaves in summer, red leaves in autumn, and snow in winter.

Fushimi Inari Taisha

Head shrine of the Inari god which has been worshipped by people over a period of 1,300 years. Rows of vermilion torii gates give off a mysterious atmosphere.


Where the villas of the nobles were located during the Heian period. The fantasy world of the bamboo grove which extends to as far as the eye can see.

Doutonbori and Shinsaibashi

The most popular sightseeing spot in Osaka. Shop and dine on this street which is overflowing with the local charms of Osaka.

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  • Approx. 1 hour 20 minutes by train
  • 1 Approx. 1 hour 20 minutes by train and bus
  • 2 Approx. 1 hour by bus and walk
  • 3 Approx. 30 minutes by walk and train
  • 4 Approx. 1 hour 10 minutes by train and walk
  • 5 Approx. 1 hour 20 minutes by train
  • 6 Approx. 50 minutes by train
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