Kyoto Prefecture
Kansai Region /

Kyoto Prefecture

Kyoto Prefecture (s{, Kyōto-fu) is part of the Kansai Region, extending to the Sea of Japan coast in the north. The prefectural capital is Kyoto City, which used to serve as the national capital for more than one thousand years, and today offers more historical and traditional attractions than any other Japanese city. A famous attraction of northern Kyoto is Amanohashidate, offering one of Japan's three most scenic views.

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Kyoto

For over 1000 years the capital of Japan.

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Uji

City south of Kyoto known for its temple and tea.

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Amanohashidate

One of Japan's three most scenic views.

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Miyama

Rural town with lots of thatched roof houses.

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Last updated: March 19, 2015
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