Tips for Kyoto

Blossoming Cherry in Kyoto Japan's ancient capital, Kyoto is surrounded on three sides by a magnificent mountain backdrop. Established as the seat of the Imperial Court in the 8th Century, the city prospered as the center of government, commerce, and the arts, and to this day remains the cultural capital of Japan with its magnificent Buddhist heritage, including amongst its almost 2000 shrines and temples including many World Cultural Heritage Sites as designated by UNESCO.
May in Kyoto is pleasant to stay, with full of fresh green trees and nice weather.
Kyoto is famous as there are many traditional festivals. One of three most famous festivals, the Aoi Matsuri Festival, is held on May 15th, just prior to our meeting.

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