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West Japan Attractions

West Japan, Japan, has a large variety of cultural attractions to offer, and is therefore very popular among tourists. Things to do in West Japan are plentiful. tripwolf helps you find the best things to see in West Japan. Below we listed the best sights and museums in West Japan according to tripwolf's travel community. tripwolves theo58, abe and TRXWORLD have favorite sights in West Japan.

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  • Kiyomizu-dera

    20 votes

    Sight
    in Kyoto, Japan

    Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), formally Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera (音羽山清水寺), is an independent Buddhist temple...

  • Kinkaku-ji

    19 votes

    Sight
    in Kyoto, Japan

    Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺, literally "Temple of the Golden Pavilion"), officially named Rokuon-ji (鹿苑寺, lit...

  • Kasuga-taisha

    8 votes

    Sight
    in Nara, Japan

    Kasuga Grand Shrine (春日大社, Kasuga-taisha) is a Shinto shrine in Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Est...

  • Chion-in

    7 votes

    Sight
    in Kyoto, Japan

    Chion-in (知恩院, Chion-in) in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan is the headquarters of the Jōdo-shū (Pur...

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    6 votes

    Sight
    in Hiroshima, Japan

    Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (広島平和記念公園, Hiroshima Heiwa Kinen Kōen) is a memorial park in the ce...

  • Kyoto Imperial Palace

    6 votes

    Sight
    in Kyoto, Japan

    Kyoto Gosho used to be the official residence of Japan's Imperial Family until 1868, when the cap...

  • Tōdai-ji

    5 votes

    Sight
    in Nara, Japan

    Home to the famous '''Daibutsu''' (大仏), the largest Buddha statue in Japan and one of the largest...

  • Himeji Castle

    5 votes

    Sight
    in Himeji, Japan

    Dating to 1609 and also graced with the name "White Egret Castle" (白鷺城 ''Shirasagi-jō''), this st...

  • Nijō Castle

    5 votes

    Sight
    in Kyoto, Japan

    Certainly one of the highlights of Kyoto, with fine gardens and splendid centuries-old structures...

  • Katsura Imperial Villa

    5 votes

    Sight
    in Japan

    The Katsura Imperial Villa (桂離宮, Katsura Rikyū), or Katsura Detached Palace, is a villa with asso...

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