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Cultural (art, galleries, museums)

The fine arts exemplify some of mankind’s greatest creativity and expression. A visit to an art exhibit or gallery can definitely broaden our cultural horizons. So too can a journey to a museum that gives us a window of understanding into our past and the people we came from.

Mount Hiei (比叡山) Area

  Mount Hiei Hike Garden Museum Hiei Enryakuji Temple Kokuhoden Museum Mt. Hiei (Wikipedia) is the second highest mountain in Kyoto, at 848 meters (2,782 feet), and just a short distance northeast of downtown. It is more than just a pretty mountain though. There’s a famous temple complex at the top, Enryakuji …