41shares Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn+Once the capital of Japan for more than a millennium, Kyoto is a city that is rich in history and ancient traditions, though first time visitors may be surprised at just how hidden Kyoto’s history lies within a now bustling metropolis. Kyoto is Japan’s 7th largest city and although small in size compared to the likes of Tokyo and Osaka, this city packs a lot in, if you know where to look. As it is so often considered to be Japan’s prettiest and most charming city (particularly throughout cherry blossom season from late March – mid April). Thus if you’re looking for quintessential Japanese charm and age old traditions, this guide is your complete quick guide to Kyoto! A Quick Guide to Kyoto What to See Kyoto is full of charm by way of temples, shrines, and gorgeous natural scenery. However the most famous locations to visit are dotted throughout the city, making them difficult to reach in a short space of time, so at least 3 days in Kyoto is recommended. Arashiyama (bamboo groves) Located on the western outskirts of Kyoto is an impossible beautiful bamboo forest that …

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