Kyoto hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Kyoto
Neighboring hotspot: Hiroshima (100min by shinkansen)

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Ancient Kyoto In Kyoto
Ancient Nara 45 km / 35min by train
Himeji-jo 1h20 by train / 133km
Horyu-ji Area 1h25 by train / 75km
Kii Mountain Range 1h40 by train to Yoshino / 102km
Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun In Osaka, 50km away from Kyoto

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source