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    Cherry Blossoms at Heian Shrine
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  • 1. Tourist Information Center

    The Kyoto SGG Club,Goodwill Guide Volunteer Services of Kyoto, and the Rotary International District 2650 Club of Kyoto are giving away free maps to tourists in Kyoto. The map is in black and white...

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  • 2. Cherry Blossoms

    Cherry blossom viewing has been an important part of Japanese culture for hundreds of years, so naturally, many visitors to Japan want to experience this part of Japan and Kyoto is arguably the most...

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  • 3. Autumn Foliage

    Although the spring cherry blossoms are given much more attention, Kyoto is an excellent place to visit in the autumn; the leaves are gorgeous! The leaves often last from October through early...

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  • 4. City Districts

    Depending on how many days you are staying in Kyoto, map out the places you are going to see. The temples are located in different areas: 1. Higashiyama Area - The attractions around this area...

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  • 5. Kyoto Tower

    The Kyoto Tower above the train station is a great landmark. There are a couple bike rental shops attached to the train station. I found a bike was a great way to see the city's sites. Visiting Kyoto...

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  • 6. City Bus

    Depending on how long you are visiting Kyoto. The most that you should stay in Kyoto is three days so you can see all the temples and not just skim it. There are so many shops to look and shrines to...

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  • 7. Pontocho

    DONT BE SHY ABOUT TAKING PEOPLES PHOTOS. In politically correct Australia, we fear taking peoples photos. So I have to do it as candidly as possible. But in Japan, Kyoto in particular - it was more...

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  • 8. Philosopher's Path

    Kyoto is a beautiful city for walking. Set out in any direction and you are bound to encounter something amazing. My family and I took a peaceful stroll along Tetsugaku-no-michi, which is also known...

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  • 9. Tour Guides

    The best thing about going to Kyoto is that we got a travel guide. We went to the Tourist Information centre, located above to Isetan department store. The staff there generally speak good English. We...

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  • 10. World Heritage Sites

    In 1994, 17 sites were together designated UNESCO Heritage sites under the title "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto". This includes two sites in Uji (Byodoin Temple and Ujigami Shrine) and one in...

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  • 11. Internet Access

    i found a nice place where you can use free internet, for an hour at a time..its "Campus Plaza" near the Kyoto station. if you exit the station on the north side, turn left and you will end up on a...

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  • 12. Kiyomizu Temple

    Pay a visit to KIYOMIZU-DERA Temple & HIEAN-JINGU Shrine. Kiyomizue-dera's main hall has a huge varenda supported on hundreds of pillars (not a single screw attached)! An amazing architectural feat!...

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  • 13. Jidai Matsuri

    Held on the 22nd of October every year, the `Jidai Matsuri Festival', or `the festival of ages' is one of the three big festivals in Kyoto and a big tourist attraction in the city. The highlight is a...

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  • 15. Kyoto Machiya Heian Beer

    Kyoto Machiya Heian Beer is brewed by a sake company called Kinshi Masamune Sake. The company was founded in 1781, and the named was trademarked in 1896. The...

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  • 16. Haneda Syuzan Kaido Kolsch Beer

    I first stumbled onto Haneda Syuzan Kaido beer on tap at Tadg's Irish Pub (formerly known as McLoughlin's) in Kyoto's Pontocho District along the Kamogawa...

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  • 17. Haneda Syuzan Kaido Weizen Beer

    I first stumbled onto Haneda Syuzan Kaido beer on tap at Tadg's Irish Pub (formerly known as McLoughlin's) in Kyoto's Pontocho District along the Kamogawa...

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  • 18. Haneda Syuzan Kaido Amber Ale Beer

    I first stumbled onto Haneda Syuzan Kaido Amber Ale beer on tap at Tadg's Irish Pub (formerly known as McLoughlin's) in Kyoto's Pontocho District along the...

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  • 19. Kyounoyasaka Beer - Alt Beer

    Kyounoyasaka Beer is a small Kyoto bewery that produces a small selection of beers, including the Alt Beer I found at a small sake shop in the Gion are of...

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  • 20. Kizakura Brewery - Kyoto Kölsch beer

    Kizakura makes a number of beers including a few Alt beers, some Kölsch beers, and a few others. The brewery is located in Kyoto and has been brewing sake for...

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  • 21. Kizakura Brewery Bakushu Kura no Kaori Pale Lager

    Kizakura makes a number of beers including a few Alt beers, some Kolsch beers, and a few others. The brewery is located in Kyoto and has been brewing sake for...

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  • 22. Food, food and more food

    Are you hungry yet? No. How about now? No. And now? No. Are you peckish yet? No. What about some food? No.I had to laugh at the amount of food shops in Kyoto!...

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  • 23. Kyoto for Free

    You can spend a lot of money in Kyoto visiting all of the various temples, but there are also many great places you can go for free! Here are some tips for...

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  • 24. Old Kyoto disappearing

    "There are approximately 48,000 Machiya within Kyoto, and most of them are more than 100 years old. However, much like many other traditional architecture...

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  • 25. Kyoto

    Kyoto is probably the most wanted city in Japan for tourist especially compare to its size. It is fantastic city for the tourist as it is not too big or crowded...

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