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The former capital of Japan, Kyoto is famous for its temples, shrines and overall traditional Japanese flavor. There are so many places to see that some Japanese people come visit several times a year.

Traditional landmarks with popular activities

Ueno is a popular area for entertainment, dining, shopping and museums. Best known for its large park area and one of Japan’s largest and oldest Zoos.

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Sanjusangendo bodhisattvas

Sanjusangendo Temple

Kyoto’s Sanjusangendo Temple houses a thousand almost life-sized Kannon bodhisattvas…

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Ameyoko - Ueno, Tokyo

Nijo Castle

Ueno Onshi Park - Ueno, Tokyo


Temples, Shrines, and Palaces in Higashiyama

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