Kyoto

At Kifune Shrine

Kyoto prefecture is located in the Kinki region of the main island of Japan. The history of Kyoto is long and is known for being the former Imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years. It still remains Japan’s cultural center.

It is as well known as the most popular tourist spot in Japan, and many people from far and wide visit to experience Japanese traditions. There contains roughly 2,000 temples and shrines. One of the popular temple is Kiyomizu temple which is a magnificent wooden temple supported by pillars off the slope of a mountain. There is also a famous temple for Kinkaku temple, Golden Pavilion. It is a temple covered in gold leaf. The Heian shrine is one of the most important and visually impressive Shinto shrines in Japan. Also, many representative companies of Japan are in Kyoto. One of them, Nintendo, is well known as the world’s leading video game company, is headquartered in Kyoto prefecture.

Traditional Tea Culture

There are about 2.6 million people living in Kyoto. Kansai dialect is commonly used. The weather in June is beginning of a rainy season, and the temperature is lows of around 19 degrees Celsius at night, reaching up to about 28 degrees Celsius during the day.

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