About Kyoto

Kyoto is the heart of Japan and a city with over a millennium of history. More than one million tourists visit Kyoto each year. There are literally thousands of Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in Kyoto. In addition, the tea ceremony, flower arrangement, and kimonos can also be found in the cultural centers of Kyoto. It is easy to get around without speaking or understanding Japanese. Kyoto is friendly to foreign visitors and local people are renowned for their hospitality.


Enjoy Kyoto!

Sightseeing spots readily accessible from Kyoto

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