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Kyoto is one of Japan’s largest cities. For over
Kyoto stopped to be Japan’s capital not such a long time ago - in 1868. Not only was it a political center but also
The city on three sides is surrounded by mountains and almost all attractions are located at their feet. The best time to visit Kyoto is in October when all the trees are turning red, yellow and orange. But in this period the city gets crowded as everybody wants to see the beautiful nature.
Tradition is very important in the city. Nevertheless, current changes and progress didn’t affect the city too much. One of the districts where the tradition is present is called Gion. It developed thanks to nearby Yasaka temple. As pilgrims were coming many teahouses and restaurants were opened there, which in time changed to more fancy and elegant ones. In the
Kyoto is full of temples. The most famous one is called Kinkakuji. The temple is covered with gold and located by
Kyoto is famous for green tea. Being there you definitely should visit a teahouse. And at least once you take part in
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