4 days in Japan Itinerary

4 days in Japan Itinerary

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4 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
Kyoto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Newark

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Heian Shrine, then contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji and then step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kyoto route planning website .

Newark, USA to Kyoto is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Newark to Kyoto. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Newark in September since evenings lows in Kyoto dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

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

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