Discover Kyoto

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Kyoto is a city located in the western region of Japan. It has been the imperial capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years and is still home to many famous shrines and temples. It is also known as one of the most beautiful cities in all of Japan, with its mix of culture, nature, art and history. Visitors can enjoy a number of attractions such as Kiyomizu-dera Temple which offers stunning views over Kyoto's landscape; Arashiyama Bamboo Grove where you can explore the natural beauty; Fushimi Inari Shrine where you can walk through thousands of red torii gates; Nijo Castle with it's splendid architecture and gardens; Gion District with its traditional buildings, shops and restaurants; or Kinkakuji Temple which features an iconic golden pavilion surrounded by a beautiful pond. Kyoto is full of places to discover - every corner opens up something new!