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The capital of Japan for more than a thousand years, KYOTO is endowed with an almost overwhelming legacy of ancient Buddhist temples, majestic palaces and gardens of every size and description, not to mention some of the country's most important works of art, its richest culture and most refined cuisine. For many people the very name Kyoto conjures up the classic image of Japan: streets of traditional wooden houses, the click-clack of geta (traditional wooden sandals) on the paving stones, geisha passing in a flourish of brightly coloured silks, and temple pagodas surrounded by cherry blossom trees. While …
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Top Hotels in Kyoto-Shi, Japan

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Granvia Kyoto

The Hotel Granvia Kyoto is a luxury hotel situated about the JR Kyoto Station and approximately 60 miles from Kansai International Airport. The hotel amenities include an indoor pool, far-infrared ...

Top Things to Do in Kyoto-Shi, Japan

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Kiyomizu Temple (Kiyomizu-dera)

Kiyomizu-dera which translates as the "Temple of Pure Water," is a popular temple with youngsters who come to pray for success in finding a suitable partner at a Shinto shrine inside the complex ...

Top Restaurants in Kyoto-Shi, Japan

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Izusen serves delicious and delightfully presented full-course vegetarian meals with an emphasis on tofu in beautiful red lacquer bowls. This is known as shojin ryori , or food ...