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Kyoto Station (京都駅) is a major transportation hub, especially for foreign tourists who come to Japan. It is a terminal station housed in one of Japan's biggest buildings, and it consists of numerous shinkansen (bullet trains; 新幹線), buses, trains and other types of transportation. Besides this, it has numerous restaurants,...

Kyoto, the old capital of Japan, is known for its rustic and traditional charm. As extensive as the train network is, some of the temples and attractions are more accessible by bus. Bicycles are also available for rent and are usually priced around 1000 yen a day which gives...

Japan is a heavily populated island, and because of this, there doesn't appear to be as much nature and open space in comparison to other countries. However, one place where you can really enjoy Japan's beautiful scenery and landscape is in Kyoto, on a beautiful boat ride! Hozugawa-kudari - River...

Kyoto is located in central Honshu and was the capital of Japan for more than a thousand years, before the capital was moved to Edo (Tokyo). With a population of almost 1.5 million people, Kyoto is a metropolitan hub. Strikingly different to Tokyo, Kyoto has kept most of its...

Kyoto is one of the world's best cities for sightseeing with several famous spots scattered around the city, so knowing the best way to get around the city and its attractions is always important! Train commons.wikimedia.org/ There are a few different train lines running across Kyoto and they’re usually the easiest...

The Gojozaka area in the East of Kyoto, near Kiyomizu temple has been famous for its pottery for hundreds of years with a huge number of little local pottery producers and tiny shops. If you walk the streets in the area, you’ll notice tables outside that look like no...

One of the things a lot of foreigners who visit Japan want to experience is training in one of Japan’s famous, traditional martial arts clubs. Finding a club to join can be difficult however as there is often a closely knit community which is difficult to break into, then...

If you’re looking for a really unique souvenir of your time on Japan or maybe a gift for someone back home, why not try your hand at Roketsu dyeing? Roketsu is a traditional Japanese method of dyeing fabric using wax and an indigo coloured dye. It is specifically done...

Kyoto is the ancient capital of Japan, where the centre of government sat for hundreds of years. Kyoto is steeped in history, culture and architecture which is truly breathtaking. Kyoto is one of the top travel destinations for tourists in Japan, however, some people find it difficult to navigate....

There are many tourist attractions in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. All the places are numerous and can be quite far from each other, so it might be difficult to arrange a good plan for a short-term Kyoto visit. In this article, we’d like to suggest 10 most...

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