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1|imageslimAsha🍙 MehtaLV.60 11 2
The Jidai Matsuri is one of Kyoto's renowned three great festivals takes place on October 22 annually (please note that the festival will be postponed to the 23rd in the event it rains on the 22nd). The lively festival is celebrated by locals of all ages, adorning authentic traditional costumes r...more...
1|imageslimJeffrey WilkLV.14 51 1
8 Genrokuyamacho, Nishikyo-Ku, Kyoto      +81 75-872-09500900 – 1630 $500 Y – Adults, $250 Y – Child  With more than 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, as well as gardens, palaces and scores of architecture, Kyoto is truly one of the most beautiful culturally-preserved cities in Japan.  I...more...
1|imageslimJeffrey WilkLV.14 35 6
3 Kyoto-Gyoen Kamigyo-Ku, Kyoto 602-0881, Kyoto PrefecturePhone:   +81 75-211-1215 It’s so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of Tokyo with its pop culture, karaoke bars, shopping and fashion – and that’s just day one of your visit.   For many who wish to experience a more traditional...more...
1|imageslimMieke PLV.55 235 6
Introduction The Japanese geishas are famous all over the world and a true icon of beauty. However, when in Japan, it might be a bit difficult to see the geisha, since they usually perform only in private parties in tea houses around the Geisha Districts. The most famous districts is the Gion Di...more...
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Before we begin, I want to make it clear that 3 days are no where near enough to explore the best that Kyoto has to offer. I spent 20 days in Kyoto and enjoyed every bit of it, because there was just so much to see and do. With that being said, these places will definitely be enough to give you a...more...
1|imageslimSara LópezLV.30 139 8
Hanamachi (花街) , or flower town. The Geisha districts. These are the districts where Maiko and Geisha live and were the most Okiya ( Geisha Houses ) and Ochaya ( Tea Houses ) are. The Hanamachi are historical districts and the Japanese people have worked and are working hard to preserve the Edo ...more...
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There is currently no western equivalent for a geisha—they are truly the most impeccable form of Japanese art.  — Kenneth Champeon, "The Floating World" Imagine devoting your entire life to dance, music, culture and entretainment. Imagine training and study every day until the day you retire. Im...more...
1|imageslimChris OkanoLV.50 13448 98
If it is your first time planning a trip to Japan, you may feel confused about where you should go and what you should do. I think it is important to note that Japan varies widely between prefectures and even cities making it such a unique country. With this guide, I hope to give people of variou...more...
1|imageslimDanica Ann UnradaLV.45 2198 25
Kyoto is a dream come true to every Japan travellers who wish to experience nature and their culture all at the same time..The best time to visit Kyoto is during Spring or Autumn so you will be able to see the flowers bloom during Spring and the majestic foliage in Autumn.We went there last July,...more...
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Kyoto is a must-visit destination for most people traveling to Japan. As one of the most historical cities in the country, Kyoto induces curiosity in people who wish to explore the authentic allure of the Japanese culture.Kyoto was initially known as the country’s capital from 794 until 1868—when...more...