Family trip to Kyoto with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Goldener-Pavillon-Tempel Tourists with children who plan to visit Kyoto should definitely include in the excursion program, a visit to the Monkey Park Iwatayama. The main inhabitants of this pictorial park are monkeys. Both adults and children will get a lot of impressions from communication with them. The monkeys are absolutely not scared of people; they can be held in their arms and even fed. They completely freely walk around the park which became a real home for them. The park is located on top of a hill. There are excellent observation platforms and recreation areas with benches here for visitors.
Many entertainment venues in Kyoto will help to diversify the rich excursion program; anyone could find a place to stay at his liking. Travelers coming to vacation with kids are sure to … Open
Those who have long dreamed of admiring exotic marine life, will like the Kyoto Aquarium. In this large modern aquarium which is considered one of the best in the world, you can see the rarest breeds of sharks and exotic fish, as well as watch the cute animals for which the water element has become a home. Seals and penguins live in the aquarium. There are mesmerizing performances here daily, with the participation of trained animals. Many experienced visitors especially come to the aquarium at a certain time to observe how specially trained scuba divers feed the fish.
There is a beautiful zoo in Kyoto - Kyoto Municipal Zoo. In this zoo, rare predatory animals from around the world are presented. Also here, you can see typical African animals: elephants, lions, tigers and rhinoceroses. The zoo is not impressive in scale, but it is very beautifully decorated. It has an artificial pond, in which penguins live, and a special pavilion with lemurs and tropical birds. There are several excellent cafes and souvenir shops on the territory of the zoo. Copyright
1. Major shopping centers are open every day, seven days a week. They begin serving visitors not later than 10:00 am, and the working day ends not earlier than 9:00 pm. If the store is … Open
For those who cannot imagine a full vacation with children without visiting museums, it is worth going to the science museum, Kyoto Municipal Science Center For Youth. It houses an alluring collection of exhibits dedicated to the history of the development of our planet. In the spacious halls, you can see realistic models of prehistoric animals, and attractive geological and archaeological exhibits hidden under the glass showcases. Some exhibits in the museum are interactive. Intriguing scientific experiments are conducted for children, and cognitive games organized.
Kyoto There are several unusual amusement parks in Kyoto. The most original is Toei Kyoto Studio Park. It is sure to please those who are fond of Japanese cinema and cartoon art. The park is thematic and dedicated to famous cartoon heroes and art movies. In this park, there are a lot of intriguing attractions, and animators dressed in costumes of famous heroes walking around. Every day, fascinating entertaining activities are held for children in the park. You can buy a lot of exceptional souvenirs and enjoy special sweets in a cozy café here.
Kyoto has plenty of shopping spots to choose from. Here you can start shopping right at the railway station. The Kyoto Station Building is one of the largest stations not only in the country … Open
For those who like to visit the most original entertainment centers, it is definitely worth looking into the park Diorama Kyoto Japan. It is a very beautiful and appealing park of miniatures, which occupies a vast territory and is unique in its design. The park is indoors. On some of its sites, the lively areas of Kyoto are recreated with maximum accuracy. You can see mock-ups of famous city sights in the park. Miniature cars are plying the roads and bridges here. Figures of tiny people are seated on the benches in the park. This unusual entertainment center will not leave anyone indifferent.
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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Kyoto
♥   Amusement park 'Shigureden' Kyoto, 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Hirakata Park' Hirakata, 23.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Expoland' Suita, 29.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Dreamland' Kōriyama, 34.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mt. Ikoma Amusement Park' Ikoma, 36.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Kyoto
♥   Water park 'Hirakata Park' Hirakata, Osaka, 23.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Nagashima Spa Land' Kuwana city, 89.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Kyoto

Megaliths in Park Asuka

From the series “The Most Mysterious Constructions of the Planet”
One of the largest megaliths in the park is Masuda Iwafune, whose length is 11 meters, width - 8 meters, and the height - 4.7 meters. This huge stone, apparently carved out of the whole granite piece, weighs at least 7 tons. The age of the monolith is more than 2.5 thousand years. Another remarkable fact is that the granite rock from which the megaliths were created is incredibly solid. Even with modern equipment, it is extremely complicated to apply a scratch to the surface. … Read further

Osaka Board Game Park

From the series “Top 16 Most Unusual and Original Parks and Gardens”
A few years ago, the city authorities decided to clean up the area. They started construction of a new luxury residence there. The park was created as a part of the project. The authors of the project were teammates from TOFU Architects company. They used the most affordable and simple materials, including cardboard, paper, vinyl, wood, and stainless steel. … Read further

Interesting places to visit with children around Kyoto

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