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In & Around Kyoto :
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Top Places to visit in Kyoto: Temple & Shrine Edition (Part 1)

If you look up “How many temples and shrines are there in Kyoto?” – the answer you’ll receive is approximately 2,000 temples. With so many to choose from, where do you even begin? Of course, Kiyomizu Temple, Kinkakuji (Golden Pavillion), and more will always be a must when visiting Kyoto for the first time, but there is so much more we hope you will be able to visit! We’ve compiled a list of MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN staff favorites, and what we consider to be some of the best temples & shrines in Kyoto – perfect for first time travelers and seasoned Kyoto visitors.

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