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Kyoto colors

December in Japan - Kyoto, japan

Kyoto in December is rich in colors. The most predominant are the red yellow and brown. All the paths are nice and so inviting that make your eyes enjoy something that reminds you the past time when Kyoto was full of kimono Gheisa and people busy with their works. Today Kyoto offer lots of the past with a modern view. Many places to visit this…


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Kyoto, Japan

City Of Temple - Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto is one of Japan’s largest cities. For over thousands years it was Japan’s capital and emperor’s residence. During years, wars and fires destroyed the city. Nevertheless, it managed to maintain its glory. Due to its historical value during the Second World War, atomic bombs were not dropped on the city. And in 2014, it was…


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Ten things to do in Tokyo

January and Febrarury - Tokyo, Japan

Here they are popular events to enjoy Tokyo in the months of January and February. Wishes, rituals and temples to discover the fantastic culture of Japan. Jan 21 - 22, "Daikoku Matsuri Festival". Many people from all over Japan visit Kanda Myojin Shrine to make new year's wishes, praying for safety of the household, good relationship (en-musubi),…


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Unique Kyoto

Cultural and historical heart of Japan - Kyoto, Japan

It’s the cultural and historical heart of the country. It’s the best place in all Japan to experience traditional temples, shrines, gardens, geisha, shops, restaurents and festivals. In short, Kyoto is the most rewarding destination in all of Japan and it should be at the top of any Japan travel itinerary.This city has a bunch of…


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Visit Osaka!

Japan 's fascinating history - Osaka, Japan

A City full of history, rich culture and amazing attractions Osaka although having a population of 2.9 million this city has a very down to earth relaxed atmosphere, unlike many of the other major city's in in japan such as Tokyo or Yokohama. This city is full of history and culture. It also has a great range of amazing outlets to try local…


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Plan your Tokyo 2020 Olympics trip

Japan new emblems - Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, the capital city of the parliamentary democratic monarchy of Japan, is also home to the Emperor's Palace and the seat of Government and Parliament. In East-Central Honshu, the largest of Japan's main islands, this heavily populated city is well worth exploring. One of the world's most modern cities in terms of its infrastructure and…


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World class Osaka

The best of Japan - Osaka, Japan

Osaka is one of Japan's largest cities. Its location on the Yodo delta with its network of watercourses and canals spanned by more than a thousand bridges has earned Osaka the nickname: the "Venice of the East." The city's Castle was destroyed, only to be rebuilt for reasons of prestige. Highlights include the five-story, 42-meter-tall main tower.…


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Tokyo, dazzling culture and passion

Yoking past and future of Japan - Tokyo, Japan

The capital of Japan has a somewhat confused identity as both a hub of technology and a stronghold of tradition. This dual identity has resulted in it boasting a wealth of tourist attractions from our times and times past. At the heart of Tokyo is the Imperial Palace, the residence of the Emperor. Visitors have the opportunity to tour its gardens…


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    Mosaic Hostel Kyoto
    Kyoto, Japan

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