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    Cherry Blossoms at Heian Shrine
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    Daigoji Temple
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    Shimogamo 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. 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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. 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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  • 7. 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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  • 8. 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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  • 9. 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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  • 10. 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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  • 11. 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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  • 12. 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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  • 13. 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...

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  • 14. 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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  • 15. 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...

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  • 16. 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...

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  • 17. 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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  • 18. 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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  • 19. The River

    There is beautiful river across the city in Kyoto, depends of course on the time of the season how much water will be flooding there but it is was nice place to...

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  • 20. Street view

    The best thing I could do in Tokyo was simply getting lost in its small streets around Gyon.In particular I can reccommend the street that goes from Kiyomizu...

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  • 21. Autumn

    Go during the autumn (early Oct - mid Nov, depends on places). You will see lots autumn leaves on the road and the trees is all color with red, brown and green....

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  • 22. Bring cash instead of credit cards

    Most of the stores in the outskirts of Tokyo and/or Kyoto don't accept credit cards so it is best to carry the yen all the time. Also, even the bigger stores...

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  • 23. Walking around Kyoto

    So, is Kyoto a walkable city to see the sites or will I need to get on buses between places? I don't mind walking. Hummmmm. I don't remember whether Kyoto ia a...

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  • 24. Buy prepaid Cards

    Kyoto City Bus One Day CardThe price for this bus card is 500 Yen for adults and 250 Yen for children. It can be used on all the Kyoto City Bus lines withing...

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  • 25. Sign up for cellphone at Narita Airport

    If you are in Japan for business or for sightseeing tour and wanted to have a cellphone where you can get in touch with your family, friends or business...

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