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1 Day in Kyoto - The Top 5 Must Sees

Kyoto is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever laid eyes on, and of course you would need at least a few days to soak in the culture, food, architecture and unique sights. 1,032 more words


Japan 2016: Day 5, Tokyo to Kyoto

Day 5 / 10 February 2016 (Wednesday) : Tokyo to Kyoto
After staying in Tokyo for 3 days, we will travel back down south and stay in Kyoto for one night. 1,105 more words


What I know of stillness (Day 2, Part 1)

It hasn’t been lost on me that it’s been over a year since this very Japan trip I’m taking my leisurely time to jot down. You can let fly your figurative tomatoes–I probably deserve them (besides, I’ve been meaning to try my hand at  3,445 more words


Japan in two weeks - Kyoto part

After spending 4 days in Tokyo it’s time now to go to the next destination Kyoto. This is where the JR pass is very useful, but before you ride the train make sure to go to the JR information area inside the station. 345 more words


Discovering Kyoto – Nijo Castle, Nishiki Market & Kiyomizu-dera temple

In 2014 we visited japan with Jeff’s parents and a group tour.

It was a nice introduction to the country but it was just that – a brief overview of a very interesting country. 517 more words


Temples and Shrines

Kyoto is a city brimming with temples and shrines. They dot the cityscape, sometimes standing alone in stately grandeur, sometimes in between modern concrete buildings, sandwiched between apartment blocks, around the corner from a busy street teeming with traffic. 35 more words