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Kyoto Rundown: A Brief Overview

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Posted on January 3, 2015 4:20 pm | Leave your thoughts



Kyoto, sometimes called “City of Ten Thousand Shrines” was the former imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years. Located in the Kansai region, it is a major part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. Kyoto is one of the best preserved historical cities in Japan. Kyoto houses the most famous temples in Japan,...

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World Heritage Sites In Japan

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Posted on December 27, 2014 11:56 am | Leave your thoughts



There are a total number of 18 World Heritage sites in Japan registered with the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Convention). The list consists of 4 natural and 14 cultural heritage sites (as of June 2014). These unique natural and cultural assets of Japan cultivated over its long history are...

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