Sightseeing Spots

There's more to the allure of Kyoto than just its historical treasures. You can also enjoy its diverse and stunning scenery: exquisite valleys whose appearance changes with each of the four seasons, lush green hillsides, beautiful seascapes, vibrant green tea fields, and traditional rural townscapes. Discover all of Kyoto's spectacular scenery that should be seen at least once in your life.
Kyoto Prefecture is divided into five areas, in each of which you can get to know a side of Kyoto that you never knew existed. You'll find Kyoto by the Sea facing the Sea of Japan; Woodland Kyoto, where you'll still find unspoilt Japanese landscapes; Kyoto Tea Country, with its beautiful rolling tea fields; Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove, which has many historical and cultural heritage sites; and cosmopolitan Kyoto City.

Japan Oni Cultural Museum

The Japan Oni Cultural Museum is appropriately located at the foot of the Oeyama mountain range, hom ...

Museums
Kyoto by the Sea

Wakamiya Sake Brewery

Founded in 1920 as the successor to Santan Sake Brewery. News of this brewery often appeared in the ...

Workshops & Breweries
Kyoto by the Sea

Farmstay

There are a number of beautiful old farmhouses in the Japanese countryside that will give you a glim ...

Other Scenic Spots
Kyoto by the Sea

Niomon Gate and Komyo-ji Temple

You'll find Komyo-ji Temple on a mountain slope in the forests of Ayabe City. It was said to have be ...

Temples & Shrines
Kyoto by the Sea

Ayabe Gunze Square

Ayabe Gunze Square consists of three facilities, Ayabe Specialty Store, Gunze Museums, and Ayabe Ros ...

Parks & Nature
Kyoto by the Sea

Kurotani Washi

You will find Kurotani Washi paper factory in a small riverside village set against a backdrop of fo ...

Workshops & Breweries
Kyoto by the Sea

Amanohashidate Winery

This local Tango winery produces Tango wine, from grapes grown and picked in the vineyard on site. U ...

Workshops & Breweries
Kyoto by the Sea

Tango Kingdom “Shoku-no-Miyako”

Tango Ajiwai-no-Sato reopened on April 19, 2015, as Michi-no-Eki Tango Kingdom “Shoku-no-Miyako.” It ...

Other Scenic Spots
Kyoto by the Sea

Mt. Oe

The Oeyama mountain range is known throughout Japan for its monster-slaying legends, and it is also ...

Scenic Spots
Kyoto by the Sea

Ine Boathouses (Funaya)

Ine is a seaside village in the "Kyoto by the Sea" area, which is in the north of Kyoto Prefecture. ...

Historical Sites Scenic Spots
Kyoto by the Sea

Amanohashidate

Amanohashidate is one of the “Three Most Famous Views in Japan.” This natural land bridge is describ ...

Scenic Spots
Kyoto by the Sea

Goro Sky Tower

Mt. Goro-dake is situated between Higashi Maizuru and Nishi Maizuru. A panorama of the deeply indent ...

Scenic Spots
Kyoto by the Sea