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Kinkaku-ji, Golden Temple from the Ashikaga Era

Kyoto’s Golden Pavilion Kinkaku-ji, first established as the third Ashikaga Shogun’s retirement villa, is now a Zen temple and popular tourist spot. The shining golden-leaved pavilion buil...

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Kiyomizudera, Beautiful Architecture and Seasonal Sights

UNESCO World Heritage property Kiyomizudera is best known for its wooden terrace that is also the object of focus in many Kyoto photos. The temple is frequented by both tourists and locals alike looki...

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An Animal Kingdom in the Middle of the Metropolis: Osaka Tennoji Zoo

Osaka Tennoji Zoo, locally known as “Tennoji Doubutsuen”, is a zoo located in Tennoji Ward of Osaka. This more-than-a-hundred-years-old zoo shelters various types of animals from herbivoro...

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Hang Out with Deer at Nara Park

Nara Park is located in the town of Nara, Japan and is one of the oldest in Japan. It houses a large number of deer which tourists usually feed, one of the main attractions of the park. Moreover, the ...

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Tenryu-Ji, A Religious Historical Site of Kyoto

Tenryu-Ji is a major historical religious site to visit in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto. The temple’s remarkable architecture, impressive ceiling paints, and its traditional garden that have...

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Kyoto Travels Made Easy with a Kyoto Bus Pass!

Traveling around Kyoto is made convenient with a variety of bus passes being offered, taking you to tourist destinations at a budget-friendly price. Once you figure out how to use the bus system, you&...

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Where to See Geisha in Kyoto

People have been fascinated by the life and work of geisha for a long time. And if you travel to Japan, you can still see some of them in person, especially in Kyoto. Make sure to be respectful and fo...

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Heian Shrine, A Vision of the Past

Heian Shrine with only 126 years of history is relatively new compared to other shrines. Highlights of the shrine include a vermilion torii, a traditional Japanese garden, and a replica of the old Imp...

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Osaka Hotels: A Selection of the Comfiest Accommodations

A trip to Osaka typically lasts overnight to better enjoy the nightlife, scrumptious dishes, and myriad of attractions. Given those, you’ll be needing a place to sleep. We’ve compiled a li...

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Ise Grand Shrine, Spiritual Haven in Japan

Ise Grand Shrine is Japan’s most sacred Shinto Shrine. Second or tied in importance to Izumo Taisha, the oldest shrine in Japan. One of Japan’s three sacred Imperial Regalias is kept here....

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