Throughout its 1200 years history Kyoto has steadily developed its culture under the strong influences of both Buddhism and Shinto, the indigenous religion of Japan. Kyoto City is home to about 20% of Japan’s designated National Treasures. The ancient capital also has a total of 14 cultural assets, including Nijo Castle, which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Sightseeing information
Kyoto has a lot of places to visit such as temples, shrines, gardens… Here is a tip for you: Kyoto City Official Travel Guide

Places to visit:
Nijo Castle
Kyoto National Museum
Kyoto Imperial Palace
Nishiki Market, fresh food market
Pontocho street, narrow lane offering atmospheric dining

You can find more sightseeing venues here.

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