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Local tells Top 5 best Geisha Dance Performances in Kyoto in 2018!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Did you know that Kyoto has 5 geisha districts? Geisha districts are called Hanamachi, literally meaning “flower town.” Hanamachi are the districts where geisha houses and tea houses gather. Generally speaking, hanamachi (or also called as “kagai” in Kyoto area) centers around geisha or maiko’s rehearsal hall where they practice their・・・

Local tells Top 5 best Internet Cafes(Manga Cafes) in Kyoto!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Internet cafes(Manga cafes)in Japan usually offer unlimited access to comics, magazines, movies, soft drinks/coffee and tea. You can usually choose a type of chair (from a flat space, a regular chair to a massage chair, etc.) and a room (open space, private room). Some are equipped with shower rooms, TV, etc.・・・

Ohara in Kyoto: A Local Guide to the Best Walking Paths!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! Ohara is a tranquil quiet village and the best-kept secret of Kyoto. It is a small valley surrounded with mountains where you can experience the “rural” Japan, though located only 40 minutes to 1 hour away from Kyoto. In recent years, Ohara is slowly becoming popular among expats and foreign tourists・・・

Local tells Top 7 Zen Temples and Gardens in Kyoto!

Kyoto Sightseeing

Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka! The word “Zen” is appearing everywhere from business books, management strategies, fashion to coloring books. For sure, Zen is becoming popular internationally but what is it really? Kyoto has been the spiritual center of Zen Buddhism in Japan. You can experience Zen in temples’ intricate architectures, beautiful gardens, life-styles of monks・・・

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