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West Japan Top Things to do

the top 10 things to do in West Japan - voted and ranked by the tripwolf community

Top Things to do

  • 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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