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Spring Has Come! Flowers Bloom in Kansai

If you want to feel the arrival of spring early on, how about seeing the fl…

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Cooling off in Summer, Japan – Kansai version –

We will introduce recommended places to visit in the Kansai area in summer …

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Everything is close North Kansai, Home to Delicious Sake

Surrounded by nature, North Kansai is full of sake-producing spots. Tours o…

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Feel Cool in North Kansai!!

The North Kansai area can offer many “cool” ways to enjoy the hot summer!Th…

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Miyako Odori

“There are 5 kagai (a traditional entertainment area) in Kyoto and a …

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Candlelights

There are other humorous episodes involving guests from afar. “One ni…

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Hidari-Dai-monji

Hidari-Dai-monji on Mount Okita, Kita-ku, is lit at 8.15pm. Compared to Dai…

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Gojozaka Toki Matsuri

Gojozaka Toki Matsuri (Gojozaka Ceramic Festival) is one of the major festi…

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Toro-nagashi

The Toro-nagashi (floating lantern) festival is held on Hirosawa-no-Ike pon…

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Funagata

Funagata on Mount Nishikamofuna, in Kita-ku, forms the shape of a ship and …

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Myo and Ho

A set of 2 characters, Myo on Mount Mantoro and Ho on Mount Daikokuten in S…

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Take-off shoes

Some foreigners don’t know where they should take off their shoes. At…

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Sanmon Gate

The Sanmon Gate is the 3rd oldest temple gate in Japan following those of T…

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Shojin-ryori and Zazen

Eating shojin-ryori (vegetarian dishes served in temples) and experiencing …

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Daimonji

The Dai-monji (big) character on Mount Daimonji (Mt. Nyoiga-take), Higashiy…

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Communal bath

Another example – “Someone drained water from the communal bath…

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Gozan-no-Okuribi

Gozan-no-Okuribi (“Bonfires on Five Mountains”) is a traditiona…

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Hana Toro

First held 5 years ago, Hana Toro is now a popular event held early each sp…

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Kamogawa Noryo-yuka terraces

One way to relax in the old capital during the warmer months is to simply h…

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Gion and Kamishichiken

Geiko and maiko in the Gion and Kamishichiken areas will ride along in a ri…

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Gozan-no-Okuribi & Toro Nagashi at Hirosawa-no-Ike

Gozan-no-Okuribi (“Bonfires on Five Mountains”) is a traditiona…

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Higashiyama

Kyoto is still cold in the first few months of the year, but the plum bloss…

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Higashiyama Hana Toro

“Kyoto is still cold in the first few months of the year, but the plu…

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Yatsuhashi-an & Shisyu-yakata

36 Nishikoromode-cho, Nishikyougoku, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto Tel. 075-313-2151 9am &…

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Gion Matsuri Festival

A little later in the year and while summer is in full swing Kyoto is known…

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Kyoto in winter

Kyoto has many faces and many charms. To name but a few – maiko, The …

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Maruyama Park

The lanterns along the way illuminate a number of ancient temples, old wood…

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Hands on Activity/Wagashi making in Kyoto

The attraction of Kyoto isn’t based solely on its temples and shirnes…

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KYOTO / SAGANO (ATT.JAPAN ISSUE 14)

Engulfed in rich heritage of material culture and ancient architecture, thi…

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KYOTO 2

The aristocratic culture personifi ed the aesthetic consciousness of the Ja…

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KYOTO

If you have ever wanted to see and experience the real Japan, Kyoto is the …

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KYOTO IN MIDSUMMER (ATT.JAPAN ISSUE 35)

Gozan-no-Okuribi (“Bonfires on Five Mountains”) is a traditiona…

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MYOSHINJI AND SHUKUBO TEMPLE LODGINGS (ATT.JAPAN ISSUE 37)

Myoshin-ji Temple is located in the western part of Kyoto City, with a quie…

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KYOTO FROM SPRING TO EARLY SUMMER (ATT.JAPAN ISSUE 34)

Kyoto in May is the home of cool breezes, green leaves emerging from their …

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KYOTO INTERNATIONAL MANGA MUSEUM (ATT.JAPAN ISSUE 36)

If you head north from Karasuma Oike intersection, you will soon see some c…

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KYOTO IN EARLY SPRING (ATT.JAPAN ISSUE 33)

Higashiyama Hana Toro – a place of subtle and profound beauty Kyoto i…

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HANDS ON ACTIVITY – WAGASHI MAKING IN KYOTO (ATT.JAPAN

The attraction of Kyoto isn’t based solely on its temples and shirnes…

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KYOTO SPECIAL (ATT.JAPAN ISSUE 31)

Kyoto has many faces and many charms. To name but a few – maiko, The …

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FROM THE OCEAN TO KYOTO

With more than 1,200 years of history, Kyoto has been attracting visitors. …

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KYO-MACHIYA GUESTHOUSE

Kyo-machiya, traditional townhouse-style low-rise buildings in Kyoto, large…