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Known as the cradle of Japan's cultural heritage, Kyoto was Japan's capital. Today it's the country's seventh largest city, thoroughly modern while remaining Japan's most traditional city. Get to ...
Written by Kyoto Expert: Satoko, Japan, May 2012
May is one of the perfect seasons to enjoy Kyoto !
Why don’t you enjoy really fresh air in the cozy, late Spring weather
strolling through the comfortable paths surrounded by beautiful green ...
Kyoto is laid out on a grid system, with north-south running streets crossing those running east-west. Many of the major sights are close enough to be explored on foot (if you enjoy walking!) but at ...
Kyo-ryori ( Kyoto
cuisine) is a refined cuisine with a history dating back over 1,200
years. Characterized by its use of seasonal ingredients, delicately
presented dishes and meals that are ...
Kyoto is rich with
parks and landscaped gardens. Many gardens are temple gardens and
reflect a Zen Buddhist philosophy and others feature an abundance of
flowering cherry and plum trees, bamboo ...
Kyoto is romantic. It’s hard not to feel just a little bit squishy when you walk the streets of Old Kyoto or stand gazing at an ancient shrine or temple. Of course, if you are looking to ramp up the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2013
Kyoto’ s best shopping experiences can be found on and around its main street, Shijo-dori. Running east to west through Kyoto’s Gion district , Shijo-dori is a 7-kilometer-long stretch of gigantic ...
There are thousands of temples as well as shrines in Kyoto ,
so it is understandable that people may be confused as to the
difference between the two. Calling a temple a shrine (or vice versa), ...
Kyoto’s Nijo Castle is a survivor from an era when shoguns ruled Japan and was built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of Japan’s most powerful shogun of the time, Tokugawa Ieyasu. The Edo Period ...
Written by Lydia, March 2013
Spring and fall are the most popular times to visit Kyoto and Japan thanks to warm and stable weather patterns and the beauty of the cherry blossoms (hanami) in spring and the autumn foliage (koyo) ...
Destroyed in the world’s first atomic bomb attack on August 6, 1945, Hiroshima ’s
legacy is not a happy one, but serves to remind residents and visitors
to the city of the great loss and ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2012
is a lovely city all year round, but winter – Kyoto’s quietest season –
can be the best time of year to appreciate its serene and zen-like
qualities without the accompanying crowds. ...
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