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Hotels & Guest Houses

Tourist Attractions in Kyoto

Philosopher's path (Tetsugaku-no-Michi)
Walking path along a small canal famous for its cherry blossoms
Southern end: https://goo.gl/maps/wraLg9qQ63sGbR6o6 (10 min. from Chabad)
Northern end: https://goo.gl/maps/v1JJKdoBM3w6K1aq8 

Murin-an
Traditional Japanese architecture and garden (originally a villa of a politician, now run by Kyoto City)
https://goo.gl/maps/83gpaB7pcanB8Q4e6​
10 min. walk from Chabad

Kyoto City Zoo

https://goo.gl/maps/1NADo2JEpuiJNRvb7
6 min. walk from Chabad

Keage Incline ex-Railway for Biwa Lake Canal
Another spot good for strolling to enjoy a tranquil atmosphere. Famous for its cherry blossoms in spring. An industrial heritage site.
https://bit.ly/3CNY9IN
https://goo.gl/maps/iYT1yph3B1BmbeDZ7

Kyoto Handicraft Center
Experience the making of traditional Japanese crafts.
https://g.page/handicraftcenter?share
10 min. from Chabad

Imperial Palaces and Villas
Kyoto area has 4 facilities of the Imperial Bureau open to tourists. Some of them require application beforehand to visit. 
"Gosho" palace: https://goo.gl/maps/HdB6dzWa2Qt8RXet8

Nijo Castle
A villa/castle of Shogun (the ruler of Japan in the 17th-19th centuries)
https://goo.gl/maps/n3yoGoTXgGUPBNYT8

Kyoto Aquarium
Japanese aquatic lives including giant salamanders can also be seen.
https://goo.gl/maps/ZjhogT9RvhjJLiex7

Kyoto Railway Museum
From steam locomotives to Shinkansen.
https://goo.gl/maps/ekvW4zewSdBMDrPy5


Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Garden
Public botanical garden since 1924 (entrance fee: about 200 yen).
Garden layout: https://www.pref.kyoto.jp/plant/documents/map-en-.pdf
https://goo.gl/maps/r8Fkov6qpWnGNXaT9

Modoribashi
Second-hand outlet Kimono shop.
Shop Twitter: https://bit.ly/3RbnP6x
https://goo.gl/maps/Qxm9Xocd3u9szWjc8

You can enjoy shopping at the 100 yen shop just next to Chabad.