Kyoto is the old capital of Japan for many centuries since Heian Period which begun in 794 to 1868 when the capital moved to Tokyo.

Kyoto owns numbers of well preserved historical sites such as shrines, temples and gardens, and the rich natural environment surrounded by mountains which displays beautiful colors in each season. It also represents the long history and tradition of Japan by traditional entertainments such as Maiko and Geiko performances.

Let’s take a look at our list of Kyoto’s most popular areas with best highlights.

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