Outline of Kyoto

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Kyoto:

Kyoto – capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan. It is most well known in Japanese history for being the former Imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years, as well as a major part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area.

General reference[edit]

Geography of Kyoto[edit]

Geography of Kyoto


Kyoto is located in Japan
Location within Japan
Coordinates: 35°0′42″N 135°46′6″E / 35.01167°N 135.76833°E / 35.01167; 135.76833

Location of Kyoto[edit]

Environment of Kyoto[edit]

Natural geographic features of Kyoto[edit]

Katsura River near Nishikyō-ku district

Areas of Kyoto[edit]

Street in the Higashiyama-ku district

Districts of Kyoto[edit]

Neighborhoods in Kyoto[edit]

Locations in Kyoto[edit]

Ninna-ji's Golden Hall, registered as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic monuments of Ancient Kyoto

Bridges in Kyoto[edit]

Bridges in Kyoto

Cultural and exhibition centers in Kyoto[edit]

Monuments and memorials in Kyoto[edit]

Museums and art galleries in Kyoto[edit]

The Daijōkaku at Ōkōchi Sansō

Museums in Kyoto

Palaces and villas in Kyoto[edit]

Parks and gardens in Kyoto[edit]

Religious buildings in Kyoto[edit]

The main hall of Chishaku-in

Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in Kyoto

Sakura at the Daiun-in temple

Secular buildings in Kyoto[edit]

Streets in Kyoto[edit]

Theatres in Kyoto[edit]

Towers in Kyoto[edit]

Demographics of Kyoto[edit]

Demographics of Kyoto

Government and politics of Kyoto[edit]

The Kyoto City Hall

Government and politics of Kyoto

History of Kyoto[edit]

Emperor Kanmu, who relocated the capital to Heian-kyō in 794, moving the Imperial Court there from nearby Nagaoka-kyō

History of Kyoto

History of Kyoto, by period or event[edit]

Timeline of Kyoto

History of Kyoto, by subject[edit]

Culture of Kyoto[edit]

Culture of Kyoto

Arts in Kyoto[edit]

Music of Kyoto[edit]

Visual arts of Kyoto[edit]

Kyoto ware, Pair of Tea Jars with Poetic Inscriptions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Cuisine of Kyoto

Events in Kyoto

Sunanomono arrangement at the Ikenobo Autumn Tanabata Exhibition

Festivals in Kyoto

Kankoboko float at the 2007 Gion Matsuri festival

Languages of Kyoto

Media in Kyoto

Philosophy of Kyoto[edit]

Religion in Kyoto[edit]

Religion in Kyoto

Sports in Kyoto[edit]

Paddocks at Kyoto Racecourse

Sports in Kyoto

Economy and infrastructure of Kyoto[edit]

Economy of Kyoto

Transportation in Kyoto[edit]

Articulated TOSA bus

Public transport in Kyoto

Rail transport in Kyoto[edit]

Rail transport in Kyoto

Education in Kyoto[edit]

Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall

Education in Kyoto

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Kyoto or Kioto". Collins Dictionary. n.d. Retrieved 24 September 2014.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Kyoto