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10 Interesting Facts About Kyoto

Interesting Facts About Kyoto

10 Interesting Facts About Kyoto 1. Kyoto was once the capital of Japan for over a thousand years. 2. The population of Kyoto is around 1.5 million people. 3. Kyoto is located about 453 Kilometer south west of Tokyo. 4. There are about 1600 temples and 400 shrines in Kyoto. 5. 17 World Heritage Sites can be found in Kyoto. 6. ...

Studio Ghibli Shop in Kyoto

The Studio Ghibli shop (Donguri) is located near the Kiyomizu-dera temple. It is right next to the Hello Kitty Saryo cafe. This shop sells Studio Ghibli merchandise like stationery, keychains, magnets, and many others. An awesome shop for those who love Studio Ghibli animations. We went to visit the Hello Kitty Saryo cafe earlier this year, ...

10 Best Ryokan Hotels in Kyoto

In the historical city of Kyoto, one of the must things to do is to stay at a Ryokan. A Ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn where rooms have tatami mat floors and futon beds. A special facility typically available in Ryokan inns are the Japanese style baths. Many Ryokan also offers Kaiseki, a traditional ...

Hello Kitty Saryo in Kyoto

The Hello Kitty Saryo is a tea house/restaurant that's located near the Kiyomizu-dera temple. This restaurant serves Japanese foods with a Hello Kitty theme. The restaurant is situated behind the Hello Kitty shop and next to the Studio Ghibli store. Inside the restaurant there are huge Hello Kitty plush dolls seated to accompany guests. Outside, there's ...

Things to do in Kyoto

Kyoto, a city located in the Kansai region of Japan. It was once the imperial capital of the country. This city is known for its thousands of temples and shrines. Also, the historical structures have been preserved so well, visiting Kyoto feels like traveling back in time. Here's a list of 11 things to do while ...