You can’t go to Kyoto and not see a temple.
Even if you were trying to avoid them.
We toured four temples yesterday — mostly by cab, some by foot — and didn’t have time to see any others.
So we chose carefully, ditching the touristy (but stunning) Kinkaku-ji and opted for the ones with something interesting — like a grand hall with 1,001 armed statues or a trail lined with hundreds of huge, red sacred gates.
And temples with food nearby.
So here’s what my second day in Kyoto looked like:
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