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Inside Background
Your personal safety is not much of an issue in Kyoto. Regardless, it always...
Last edited: November 26, 2006
Kyoto has a very long history in the empire of Japan that historians can date...
Last edited: January 12, 2007
 Literature The Old Capital by Yasunari Kawabata. He won the Nobel Prize for...
Last edited: December 28, 2013
To get a quick orientation on Kyoto and what the city has to offer, make sure...
Last edited: November 26, 2006
One of the best times to visit Kyoto, and Japan for that matter, is in the fall...
Last edited: November 26, 2006
If you go to Japan you will soon get used to the smell of cigarette smoke...
Last edited: June 11, 2006
Kyoto was Japan’s imperial city until 1868, and held this coveted position in...
Last edited: March 27, 2006
Anyone that wants to be well prepared for a trip overseas will often spend...
Last edited: June 24, 2009
Inside Transportation
Kansai International Airport, located just outside of Osaka, is the main...
Last edited: February 16, 2016
Kyoto is a relatively easy city to navigate. Streets are set on a grid system...
Last edited: February 16, 2016
Kyoto, like any other major city, has a complex public transportation system of...
Last edited: June 19, 2010
Renting a car while in Kyoto is possible, but in reality it is just not worth...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
Inside Things to Do
Mount Koyasan is the center of Shingon Buddhism, and exploring the area is an...
Last edited: December 09, 2013
With over 500 festivals held throughout the year, there's a good chance that...
Last edited: March 04, 2015
Kyoto has its fair share of nightlife, and many of the locals know how to get...
Last edited: March 26, 2013
Kyoto has some great shopping, especially if you want traditional Japanese arts...
Last edited: September 16, 2012
  If you get sick and tired of seeing temples and shrines but still have plenty...
Last edited: November 29, 2008
In Kyoto, there are plenty of things to do.  You can stay entertained no matter...
Last edited: June 19, 2010
Tips to Enjoy the Wonderful yet Crazy Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Season in Kyoto...
Last edited: July 26, 2016
A. Important Tips for selecting Hotels in Japanese major cities: There are 2...
Last edited: May 14, 2016
What to do for this highest seasons of Cherry Blossom (Sakura) and Autumn...
Last edited: June 05, 2016
Gion Corner TheatreThe popularity of the movie based on the book  'Memoirs of a...
Last edited: May 16, 2009
Goo Shrine (pronounced Go-oh,) enshrines Lord Wake no Kiyomaro, who, in the...
Last edited: March 17, 2010
Sanjusangendo con... one of the greatest examples of religious art in the...
Last edited: July 05, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Kyoto is chock-full of authentic Japanese cuisine restaurants.  Most places...
Last edited: October 12, 2014
The Rice Ball Cafe is a charming little restaurant which offers good value...
Last edited: January 24, 2007
Stepping out of Kyoto Station, your eyes immediately trail to a long...
Last edited: November 28, 2006
Vegetarian dining in Japan can be a challenge if you don't know where to go...
Last edited: June 25, 2012
Try this fast food, which is highly popular with students. These balls consist...
Last edited: July 08, 2007
To get to Kosendo-Sumi, take the  "Oike"subway three stops from the Kyoto...
Last edited: May 05, 2009
Inside Japan: For Foreign Visitors
Japan is a cash society.  Luckily, it is the safest country in the world so...
Last edited: August 10, 2016
助けて (tasukete) = HELP Just call this out and (hopefully) someone will come to...
Last edited: May 31, 2016
Hello: Kon-nichi-wa(stan... Japanese) or Maido(=My-dough) (Osaka dialect...
Last edited: May 18, 2015
Telephone numbers in Japan consist of three parts, for example, (03...
Last edited: January 30, 2015
Tipping: General Tipping in Japan is not mandatory. It could be said that...
Last edited: September 16, 2015
A proposed itinerary for 12 days with the 7 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3 nights...
Last edited: June 16, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 15 days with the 14 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3...
Last edited: June 08, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 15 days with the 14 day JR Pass Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3...
Last edited: June 12, 2016
A proposed itinerary for 9 days Tour Day 1-3 Tokyo, 3 nights Use these maps for...
Last edited: June 15, 2016
After repetive trial and error, purly empirical proof - For Debit Cards issued...
Last edited: January 01, 2016
  A. Special Seasons to be careful to travel in Japan   In Japan, there are...
Last edited: May 15, 2016
Random Observations from a Estatic First Time Traveller to Japan in October...
Last edited: October 27, 2013
This article was written in 2007. The number of squat style toilets have...
Last edited: January 14, 2016
Onsens are public baths with water sourced from the hot springs that can be...
Last edited: July 22, 2008
Rail travel in Japan is daunting. The stations can be hectic places with...
Last edited: May 24, 2016
MOBILE INTERNET  Osaka Tourist Guide now provides FREE WI-FI for Osaka's...
Last edited: December 06, 2015
Tips (Videos) for First Time Visitors. Introducing Japanese trains and...
Last edited: June 16, 2016
Recommendation and tips to enjoy Japanese foods Sushi: Sushi is the most...
Last edited: June 04, 2016
Where and How to Visit the Sightseeing Spots in Kyoto.   Many foreigners are...
Last edited: July 19, 2016
Where and How to Visit in Tokyo. Use these maps for JR Lines and subways in...
Last edited: July 22, 2016