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Last Day in Kyoto

Gion is the most attractive region in Kyoto. The beautiful small streets of Gion have traditional Japanese houses on both sides. I mentioned before that it is the traditional region which is famous for Geishas. It is actually the region that inspired the famous novel “Memoirs of a Geisha” (1997). [Read more]

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Kyoto – First Impressions

We hardly said goodbye to Tokyo this morning (well, we will be back for a day before we leave Japan, but anyway). The next city is Kyoto and it takes only two hours to reach by Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo. As soon as we arrived in Kyoto, we left our stuff at the hotel and went out to discover this historical city. [Read more]