4 days in Kyoto & Nagaokakyo Itinerary

4 days in Kyoto & Nagaokakyo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kyoto Prefecture vacation planner

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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Nagaokakyo
— 1 night

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Kyoto

— 2 nights
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 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Heian Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then take a stroll through Gion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, then take in the pleasant sights at Togetsukyo Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

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Nagaokakyo to Kyoto is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nagaokakyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Nagaokakyo

— 1 night
On the 18th (Mon), walk around Itami Sky Park, then examine the collection at Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda, and then stroll around Minoo Park. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mimurotoji Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ujigami Shrine, then contemplate the waterfront views at Uji River, and finally contemplate the long history of Byodoin.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nagaokakyo trip planner.

Drive from Kyoto to Nagaokakyo in an hour. December in Nagaokakyo sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagaokakyo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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