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Kyoto
Kyoto is an ancient city with over a thousand years of history. Before the Meiji Emperor moved the capital to Tokyo, it was the traditional home of the Japanese royal family. After thousands of years, from legends of ghosts and gods to history and culture, the air and atmosphere in Kyoto is filled with a great mystical charm. When Kyoto was constructed, its street layout and architecture was influenced by the style of Chang’an, and it still retains the same ancient charm. In the Higashiyama District, temples, shrines and altars embody the spiritual side to Kyoto, while the area around Arashiyama carries a classical and elegant atmosphere. No visit to Kyoto would be complete without a taste of traditional delicacies, a stroll along the flowered paths, or a fascinating geisha show.
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple
4.6/5
3,121 Reviews
Temple
Yasmina IroOne of the most celebrated temples in Japan, this is a must if you are visiting Kyoto! Associated with one of the oldest schools of buddhism, this wooden temple is a beauty and historic site that must be seen.
Kinkaku-ji
4.6/5
2,542 Reviews
Temple
_GG***63I have always been in awe whenever I get to set my feet at Kyoto.I love the rustic and crisp aura it’s exudes.My love to green tea products , anything about matcha I had this perfect picturesque meet up with this overly yummy and delightful treat
Fushimi Inari Taisha
4.6/5
2,023 Reviews
Temple
Rinchan伏見稲荷大社、KyotoFushimi Inari Taisha is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings. The trails lead into the wooded forest of the sacred Mount Inari, which stands at 233 meters and belongs to the shrine grounds.Fushimi Inari is the most important of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Foxes are thought to be Inari's messengers, resulting in many fox statues across the shrine grounds. Fushimi Inari Shrine has ancient origins, predating the capital's move to Kyoto in 794.
Arashiyama
4.6/5
1,442 Reviews
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_FB***80Went here last January 1. A breathtaking view, you will appreciate the nature. You can enjoy the area by walking or taking a bus. Would love to go back someday.
Nijo Castle
4.5/5
1,272 Reviews
Historical Architecture
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
IvanOne of my favorite places. I just loved it. You can walk around the castle for free. If you want to go inside, you need to purchase the ticket, but it's worth it.
Hanamikoji
4.5/5
779 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Historical Site
Yuna GenaLies perpendicular to the southern side of the busy Shijo Street, Hanami-koji Street attracts the visitors with its promising free meeting with Geisha and Maiko, one of few area in Japan where the culture of Geisha has been lasted for decades. I was told to come to this street at evening, to get a glimpse of Geisha and Maiko on their way to work. However, if you have a lot of fortune, I think it is better to appreciate the performance of Geisha in one of the old teahouses along the street.

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Spring is a time of rebirth. A time to cast off winter’s embrace. In Japan, spring heralds the coming cherry blossoms. For what seems like a fleeting instance, cherry trees flower in exquisitely delicate shades of white and pink. The soft colors signal promising times ahead. Some spend their entire lives chasing the bloom, looking for that perfect flower. For travelers aspiring to catch a glimpse of the annual miracle, this short article offers some background and suggests a few places to visit.
Amazing Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan!
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Even Tokyo where neon lights cast futuristic shadows and digital billboards advertise the latest gadgets, even there you will find Japan’s classic character. Restaurants with exquisite handwritten menus, kimono-wearing shoppers searching for festival gifts, historic facades tucked amongst steel and glass. All of this comes together to create modern Japan. See where ancient opera still graces the stage, where flower festivals and tea ceremonies are enthusiastically passed down through the generations, and where the new world blends seamlessly into the old.
Japan: A Traveler's Guide to Tokyo and Kyoto
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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Kyoto
Jan 16, 2021 Kyoto Weather:Clouds, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:81%, Sunrise/Sunset:07:05/17:09
Kyoto Running:Not Recommended, Cycling:Not Recommended

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