Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Choosing What to Do in Kyoto

By Lek Boonlert Subscribe to RSS | November 28th 2011 | Views:
loading
 
  



Whether you are staying in one of Kyoto’s 5-star establishments or one the many affordable, cheap Kyoto hotels, you’re going to be offered a lot of information about things to do in Kyoto while holidaying there. All of the locals have different opinions regarding this so be prepared for an information overload whenever you ask for recommendations. Arguably, one of the most common suggestions is to go and see the cherry blossoms when they are in full bloom. However, there is so much more to this city than that.

There are a number of events and festivals that take place 6 months of the year between the months of February and October. During the summer months, you’ll want to attend either the Gion Matsuri in July (considered to be one of the top three festivals) or the Daimonji Gozan Okuribi in August. The latter takes place in North-western Kyoto and features the numerous floating candle lanterns launched on Hirosawa Pond. The Cherry Blossom festival in April and the Aoi Matsuri in May are also worth considering.

Finally, Kyoto offers a number of walking tours that are well worth taking. “Walk in Kyoto” is by far the most popular one and is an English-speaking tour that takes about 5 hours to complete. A large Buddhist temple and a number of Shinto shrines are the key features of the tour. Ironically, this walking tour does not take you to any World Heritage Sites but it does offer a reasonably acceptable view of the city.

Lek Boonlert - About Author:
Lek Boonlert is an editor and content reviewer at DirectRooms and is responsible for all Cheap Kyoto Hotels content.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/travel-tips-articles/choosing-what-to-do-in-kyoto.htm

Related Travel Tips Articles Subscribe to RSS

Enjoy a lively city break in Dublin
Published by Sean Burke on May 11th 2012 | Travel
Try checking out the highlights and nightlife of Dublin...
 
Spend your vacation in the romantic city Udaipur
Published by Emma Dsuza on February 11th 2012 | Travel
“Venice of the East” is the other name for the wealthy city Udaipur. Udaipur city is well known ...
 
Cheap flight to Delhi: Fly into the historic city of Delhi
Published by Aanchal Gupta on June 21st 2012 | Travel
Delhi, the capital city of India, is a historical city and a major tourist destination. In this arti...
 
The Limo NY is the answer to the luxury traveling concerns of the travelers in the city
Published by Mspaul on January 18th 2012 | Travel Tips
One of the best things about the city of New York is that it tolerates nothing better than the best....
 
Vienna: a dream city with a unique charm!
Published by Aron Howard on April 11th 2012 | Travel Tips
Vienna no doubt is a dream city for everyone who is an art culture and a history lover. Austria's ca...
 
The beauty of this eternal city
Published by James Maroon on April 27th 2012 | Travel
For once in a whole year I and my better half get to plan for the world's most romantic country, ITA...
 
Explore the liveliest city of Canada with luxury and comfort
Published by Manhattan Livery on April 24th 2012 | Travel
You have often heard that Toronto in Canada is one of the most popular tourist centers in world with...
 
The Paris opera district, an exciting area of an exciting city.
Published by Jesse Wallace on July 12th 2012 | Travel
Paris city centre hotel, Opera district, Pigalle, Opera Garnier, Musee Grevin.
...
 
Travel the beautiful city with Tashkent Tourism
Published by Jennifer Aniston on May 24th 2012 | Travel Tips
Tashkent Tourism highly promotes this metropolitan city of Uzbekistan where you will find all colors...
 
Vienna, city of culture.
Published by Jesse Wallace on July 12th 2012 | Travel
Vienna is a wonderful city with a rich history and culture....
 
Operate your tours from the Indian commercial city, Indore, through ‘Hans travels Indore’
Published by Travels on June 11th 2012 | Travel
Indore is one of the country’s commercial cities and is also considered as one of the best tourist...
 
Villas in Lucca - spend your holiday in a medieval city
Published by Julia Bennet on May 15th 2012 | Travel
When you decide upon a location to spend your vacation, you should take into consideration Lucca Ita...
 
Estepona is an ancient city on the western coast
Published by Hagrid Thomson on January 10th 2012 | Travel
There aren’t many cities like Estepona on this planet. The reason is that the city offers variatio...
 
Make a visit to god’s city Srinagar
Published by Emma Dsuza on February 11th 2012 | Travel
Srinagar is the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir, one of the states in India. The city of Srinagar ...
 
Explore the sights and sounds of an enticing city: Manila
Published by John Wood on December 28th 2011 | Travel
If you are looking to travel to a long haul destination in the Far–East, then Manila, one of South...
 
Bali holiday packages - a way to explore the wonderful island city
Published by Dan Valley on April 30th 2012 | Travel
This island city is a delight for all those who are keen to have a great vacation. It is a paradise ...
 
Sightseeing at the 'city of gold' with dubai city tour
Published by Karnail on December 13th 2011 | Travel Tips
Dubai used to be known as the ‘City of Gold.’  Trading from Iran and India dominated the city...
 
Visiting the city in style
Published by Barack Maltus on March 30th 2012 | Travel Tips
A Brampton hummer is another vehicle that you can hire if luxury is the theme of your surprise for a...
 
Moving to a new city: the social challenges
Published by Roopa Venkat on June 8th 2012 | Travel Tips
Relocating to a new city is an exciting and scary experience. Inevitable as it is, at some point we ...
 
Beijing-A class-apart city!
Published by Joel Jensen on March 9th 2012 | Travel
Beijing is a bustling city center, where travelers visit this city to experience the rich culture an...