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  • Kansai
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Kyoto is the former capital of Japan and was the Emperor's residence for over a thousand years. Kyoto is the home of Japan’s traditional culture and famous for its many temples, shrines and other ancient sites. You may even see the famous Geisha and Maiko that live and work in the Gion area. Kyoto is located in the Kansai area of western Japan and is within easy reach of Osaka, Nara and Kobe. Kansai International Airport and Osaka International Airport are less than an hour away.

Places to visit / Things to do in Kyoto

In Kyoto there are 14 shrines, many temples and the famous Nijo castle. Also there are Byodo-in and .....> View Detail

Uji Green Tea

Area: Kyoto

Uji city is considered one of the three finest production and distribution centers of green tea in J.....> View Detail

Delicious, traditional Kyoto pickles made from a special type of local turnip, Shogoin turnips. Lite.....> View Detail

Kyo Shichimi

Area: Kyoto

Shichimi is mix of traditional Japanese spices, red chilli pepper, Japanese pepper, sesame seeds, po.....> View Detail

The festival is designed around the theme of "wishes". It gives magical displays of bamboo and ligh.....> View Detail

Mitarashi Festival

Area: Kyoto

This is a unique ritual whereby devotees bathe their feet to protect against plague and misfortune. .....> View Detail

Ine Festival

Area: Kyoto

The festival has a history of 300 years or so, also known as "the Gion Festival for the sea". Pilgr.....> View Detail

Gion Matsuri

Area: Kyoto

The Gion Matsuri festival is a month long celebration in July of the Yasaka shrine. The festival sta.....> View Detail

Amanohashidate

Area: Kyoto

This is a natural land bridge with 8,000 Japanese pine trees along its coast. The location is calle.....> View Detail

Arashiyama

Area: Kyoto

Arashiyama is one of the popular tourist destinations in Kyoto, filled with many tourist attractions.....> View Detail

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