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Guide to Exploring around Kyoto

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Central Kyoto

Enjoy the popular shops in Central Kyoto. Nijō Castle is a worthwhile stop, and you can jump on the metro at Nijojo-mae Station or Karasumaoike Station to see more of Kyoto.

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Gion

Experience a traditional tea ceremony or a night of cultural entertainment within the historic wooden teahouses of this well-preserved Kyoto district.

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Arashiyama

Arashiyama is noteworthy for its river views, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Kyoto Arashiyama Orgel Museum and Bamboo Forest Street.

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Karasuma

Karasuma is highly notable for its popular shops, and you might want to visit top sights like Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. See more of Kyoto by jumping on the metro at Shijo Station or Karasumaoike Station.

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Karasumaoike

If you're spending time in Karasumaoike, you might enjoy attractions like Kyoto International Manga Museum and Rokakkudo Temple. You might also enjoy the neighborhood's picturesque gardens before hopping on the metro at Karasumaoike Station to see more of the city.

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Nishijin

You might enjoy the coffeehouses while in Nishijin. Doshisha University is a notable sight, and you can get around town at Imadegawa Station or Kuramaguchi Station to see more of the city.

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