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Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto

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About Shimogyō-ku

 Kyoto, Japan

Shimogyō-ku and Nearby Sights on Map

Kyoto Tower

Kyoto Station

Higashi Honganji

The Higashi Honganji Temple is the headquarters of the Honganji faction of the Jodo Shinshu sect

Hongan-ji

Nishi Honganji

Shoseien Garden

To-ji

The Shingon To-ji Temple dates back to 796 AD and is known for having the tallest wooden pagoda in Japan, an iconic 5-storey 55 m high structure

Sanjusangen-do

Yogen-in

The original Yogen-in Temple was built by Hideyoshi Toyotomi's concubine Yodogimi to honor her father

Mimizuka

The Mimizuka is a monument enshrining the severed noses of the Koreans and Ming Chinese troops who were killed during Japanese invasions led by Toyotomi Hideyoshi from 1592 to 1598