Sightseeing List

The fire safety charm is printed "Hi-no-yo-jin" or "Be careful with fire", which costs 500 yen.

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Tired of the sprawling cityscapes of Osaka or Kyoto? It’s a good idea to head for Arashiyama, an area of scenic beauty and historical importance on the western fringes of Kyoto. From here it is [...]

gion matsuri yoiyama

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Kyoto City Bus

kyoto city bus

The City bus is the most commonly used transportation in Kyoto. It’s convenient for the locals to commute and for tourist to visit almost all major temples and shrines in the city. With the One- [...]

tenjin matsuri

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sakura cherry blossom

As of the end of April, cherry blossoms are gone in Kansai. Takahiro Bessho 別所隆弘さん(@takahiro_bessho)が投稿した写真 – 2016 3月 19 6:20午前 PDT Lake Biwa Canal and Keage Incline, Keage Higashiyama, Kyoto La [...]


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Naramachi is the old town area in the central Nara City. Eriko, our guide member for Nara, suggests walking in the area on the route shown by the map below, where the street is lined with variety of s [...]

ise jingu shrine

Ise Jingu Shrine has six hundred priests, two thousand years history, and seven million visitors per year. The Japanese prime minister pays an official visit for a new year’s prayer. It is the m [...]

aoi matsuri

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