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[Local College Students Tell All!] All About the Bunny Shrine, Kyoto’s Higashi Tenno Okazaki Shrine

When it comes to sightseeing spots in Kyoto, shrines and temples are at the top of the list. However, many people might think it is rather difficult to find out what one needs to see and do when visiting these places. Therefore, this beginner’s guide will show how to enjoy some recommended shrines and temples. Check out the Higashi Tenno Okazaki Shrine, also known as the “Usagi Shrine,” where the rabbit motif statues and blessed goods are popular!
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10 Selected Hotels Associated with the Tale of Genji in Uji, Kyoto

Uji in Kyoto where visitors can find Byodoin and Ujigami Jinja. It is also famous for the remarkable reflection in the water of Byodoin Ho-oh-doh, and one of Japan’s oldest bridges, the Uji Bridge, which spans the Uji River. This area is also considered to be a top producer of tea and matcha-flavored confectioneries and other sweets that appeal to all types of visitors. Wouldn’t you like to experience feeling the atmosphere of the Heian period in the city that is associated with “Genji Monogatari” (The Tale of Genji)?
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You won’t get lost with this! A Complete Guide to Kyoto Station, the Entrance to the Old Capital

Kyoto Station is used by a majority of foreign tourists that come to Japan. It’s a terminal station with shinkansen, regular trains, buses, and other sorts of transportation available. Learn how to use Kyoto Station efficiently without getting lost! Also learn more about convenient spots and services that foreign tourists can use while they’re there.
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The 6 Best Luxury Hotels Where You Can Have a Supreme Time in Kyoto

This time, we will introduce you; “The 6 Best Luxury Hotels Where You Can Have a Supreme Time in Kyoto”, where everybody want to stay at least once when they visit Kyoto. Would you like to have a precious experience while staying those where you can enjoy the taste of Kyoto yet they also have a great architecture and beautiful decorations?
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5 Recommended Places to Dine Around the Fushimi Inari Area in Kyoto

The continuing vermilion torii at Fushimi Inari Shrine is the head temple of all the Inari shrines in Japan, having a history of 1,300 years. Its easy access from the Kyoto Station makes it a popular tourist spot and represents Kyoto’s shrines. There are many foods, from lunch to dessert you can only enjoy here around the Fushimi Inari area. Here are 5 selected places to dine that will surely create memories to your trip.
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12 Nara’s Temples and Shrines Flourishing with Vernal Flowers

Nara, within one hour distance from Kyoto and Osaka by train, is where Japan’s first capital was and is full of temples and shrines with long history. Most of them are located in rural areas or deep in mountains without eye-sores of high-rise buildings but often with beautiful gardens. Why don’t you stretch your leg to give spring colors to your trip?
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