Category: Kyoto


Pure Water Temple

The Kiyomizu-dera Temple (Pure Water Temple) is one of the oldest and most beautiful temples in Japan, dating back to 780 AD. It is named after the crystal clear water […]

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Fushimi Inari Taisha

Kyoto is well-known for the abundance of temples and shrines throughout the city. The most famous shrine in Kyoto is the Fushimi Inari Taisha. The Fushimi Inari is an important […]

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Imperial Palace Kyoto

In 1868, the seat of the Japanese Empire and capital were moved from Kyoto to Tokyo. Before that, the Japanese Imperial Family lived in the Imperial Palace in Kyoto. The […]

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Philosopher’s Path

If you’re looking to stretch your legs and while exploring Kyoto, try the Philosopher’s Path! This beautiful stone path runs for 2 kilometers in the north of Kyoto. It is […]

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Arashiyama

On the west side of Kyoto along the Arashiyama Mountains lies the district of Arashiyama. You can reach Arashiyama in 30 minutes from the center of Kyoto by public transport. […]

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Nishiki Market

You can find great food all over Kyoto, but no place does it quite like Nishiki Market. This large market consists of five streets where you can find all kinds […]

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