I find Japan is wonderful fascinating country to visit though expensive. Have visited Kyoto twice. Below is the list of UNESCO WHS 13 Buddhist temples, 3 Shinto shrines and 1 Castle in Kyoto, Uji and Otsu:
1) Enryakuji Temple
2) Byodoin Temple
3) Ujigami Jinja
4) Kiyomizudera Temple
5) Kinkakuji - Rokuonji Temple
6) Ginkakuji - Jishoji Temple
7) Ryoanji Temple
8) Nijo Castle
9) Hongwanji Temple
10) Ninnaji Temple
11) Toji - Kyoogokokuji Temple
12) Kokedera - Saihoji Temple
13) Kamigamo - Kamowakeikazuchi Jinja (wanted)
14) Shimogamo - Kamomioya Jinja (wanted)
15) Daigoji Temple (wanted)
16) Kozanji Temple (wanted)
17) Tenryuji Temple (wanted)
Postcard 1 - Otsu - Enryakuji TempleYokawa Chudo, Enryaku-ji Temple in Mt. Hiei, in Otsu. Thanks to Kenji-san of Japan.
Postcard 2 - Uji - Byodoin TemplePhoenix Hall of 11th century built Byodoin Temple at Uji, Japan. Thanks to Kenji of Japan.
Postcard 3 - Uji - Ujigami JinjaHaiden of Ujigama Jinja in Uji. Thanks to Ai-san of Japan.
Postcard 4 - Kiyozumidera Temple, KyotoHave been to Kiyozumi-Dera Temple in Kyoto a few times. It is impressive on the hillside every season of the year especially during cherry blossom and autumn foliage. It was constructed on 768 AD and the main hall is built over a cliff supported by 139 pillars of 49 feet high. Beautiful stamps used. Thanks to Yuki-san of Japan.
Postcard 5 - Kinkakuji Temple, KyotoI went to this famous temple shown here, "Kinkakuji Temple" famous for its golden roof and reflection into the lake. Thanks "asaing" for sending me this wonderful postcard.
Postcard 6 - Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto
Thanks to Junko-san of Japan.
Postcard 7-A - Ryoanji Temple, KyotoZen Rock Garden of Ryoanji Temple - I visited this exquisite garden before. Thanks to Alina from Moscow.
Postcard 7-B - Ryoanji Temple, KyotoThanks to Junko-san of Japan.
Postcard 8 - Nijo Castle, KyotoThanks to Junko-san of Japan.
Postcard 9 - Kyoto - Hongwanji TempleNishi Honganji Temple of Kyoto. Thanks to Michael of Luxembourg.
Postcard 10-A - Kyoto - Ninnaji TempleNinnaji Temple in Omuro, Kyoto. Nice stamps used. Thanks to Claus of Germany for sending from Japan.
Postcard 10-B - Kyoto - Ninnaji TempleNinanji Temple in winter. Thanks to Shawn who was visiting Japan.
When Kyoto was first laid out as the national capital in 796, this temple was built to protect the country. The five storied pagoda was built in 1641 by Shogun Iemitsu Tokugawa. Thanks to Kenji of Japan.
Postcard 12 - Kyoto - Kokedera Sai Ho Ji TempleMoss garden of Saiho-Ji, Kyoto. Thanks to Kayu of Japan.