Experiencing the South Kyoto Area Explore Uji, home to the World Heritage Sites of Ujigami Shrine and Byodo-in Temple. Fun things to do include grinding Uji matcha green tea. Kyoto Highlights in a Day See two of Kyoto's great temples, Kinkaku-ji and Kiyomizu-dera, and enjoy Japan's food culture in Nishiki Market and Gion. Traveling to See Japan's Natural Beauty Climb up Mount Hiei on the cablecar and ropeway and explore Enryaku-ji Temple, the cradle of Japanese Buddhism. A Day of Sightseeing in Kyoto on Keihan Electric Railway Visit Kyoto’s best spots along the Keihan Line. Get one of our special sightseeing tickets and follow this itinerary on the cheap! The Kyoto Connoisseur's Guide to Kyoto Visit Rakuhoku, a lesser-known part of Kyoto, and its imaginative shops, cafes, bookstores, and ramen restaurants. Visit Kyoto's Rock Gardens on the Randen and Find Zen Hop on the Randen, a streetcar that runs through the narrow streets of Kyoto, and explore Kyoto’s tranquil rock gardens. A Day of Sightseeing along the Otsu Line Otsu is a great spot for a day-trip from Kyoto. Discover Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake and everything Shiga has to offer.