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Kyoto

Kyoto, 19 Jul.

Japan’s old capital is a wonderful mixture of traditional and modern, with sights and experiences for everyone.

TOKYO (NARITA) TO Kyoto


Things to Do in Kyoto

Yu Do-fu

Yu Do-fu

Yu do-fu is one of Kyoto’s popular winter dishes.

Tetsugaku-no-michi Street

Tetsugaku-no-michi Street

The Philosopher’s Walk is a stone path which follows the small canal between Ginkaku-ji Temple and Nanzen-ji Temple in eastern Kyoto.

Kyoto Nishiki Food Market

Kyoto Nishiki Food Market

Sometimes known as the ‘Kitchen of Kyoto’, Nishiki Food Market is a narrow 400m long shopping street lined by over one hundred shops and restaurants.

Togetsu-kyo Bridge

Togetsu-kyo Bridge

A landmark in western Kyoto for over 400 years, this wooden bridge spans the Katsura River in the historic Arashiyama district.

Gion

Gion

Located near Shijo Avenue between the Kamogawa River and Yasaka Shrine, Gion is the city’s historic entertainment district and is still the best place to have a chance of spotting a maiko or geisha.

Amanohashidate

Amanohashidate

A natural land bridge of white sands and green pine trees, according to legend it was created as a path to the heavens by the deity Izanagi-no-mikoto.

Gion Matsuri

Gion Matsuri

This is one of Japan’s most famous festivals, held in the Gion district during the whole of July.

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