4 days in Kyoto & Nagaokakyo Itinerary

4 days in Kyoto & Nagaokakyo Itinerary

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4 days in Kyoto & Nagaokakyo Itinerary

Start: Nagaokakyo
Drive:  45​min
1
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Nagaokakyo
— 1 night
End: Nagaokakyo

2
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Heian Shrine, take some stellar pictures from Kiyomizu-dera, and then take a stroll through Gion. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Nijo-jo Castle, then take in the views from Togetsukyo Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanjusangendo Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fushimi Inari Taisha.

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Nagaokakyo to Kyoto is an approximately 1-hour car ride. December in Kyoto sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Nagaokakyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

1
night
Nagaokakyo

Nagaokakyo ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Itami sky park, see the interesting displays at Cup Noodle Mueseum, and then stroll through Minoh Park. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mimurotoji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ujigami Shrine, then contemplate the waterfront views at Uji River, and finally steep yourself in history at Byodoin.

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Traveling by car from Kyoto to Nagaokakyo takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagaokakyo

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Side Trips

Uji, CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA, Itami Sky Park, Minoo Park
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Minoo Park ©
Minoo Park
Byodoin ©
Byodoin
CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA ©
CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA