14 days in Kyoto & Nagoya Itinerary

14 days in Kyoto & Nagoya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyoto
— 2 nights
2
Nagoya
— 11 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Heian Shrine, thendon't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Gion, thentake in the pleasant sights at Philosopher's Walk, and then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kyoto day trip planning website.

Nagoya to Kyoto is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Nagoya, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kyoto, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can take a train to Nagoya.

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
Gion
Gion

11
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Tokugawa Art Museum and Inuyama Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Bring the kids along to Toba Aquarium and Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nagoya: Meotoiwa (in Ise), Toba (Toshi-jima & Mikimoto Pearl Island) and Gozaisho-dake (in Komono-cho). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Nagoya Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Atsuta Jingu Shrine, join the crowd at Suzuka Circuit, and explore the historical opulence of Gujo Hachiman Castle.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nagoya driving holiday tool.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Nagoya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kyoto in July: highs in Nagoya hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kuwana, Toba, Suzuka Circuit, Kariya Highway Oasis, Koran Valley
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Toba Aquarium ©
Toba Aquarium
Nagoya Castle ©
Nagoya Castle

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