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Amanohashidate in Northern Kyoto Prefecture

Kyoto Prefecture 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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 1  Kyoto
For over 1000 years the capital of Japan.
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 2  Uji
City south of Kyoto known for its temple and tea.
User rating: 84/100 (60 votes)
Visited by: 1045 users
 3  Amanohashidate
One of Japan's three most scenic views.
User rating: 83/100 (188 votes)
Visited by: 380 users
 4  Miyama
Rural town with lots of thatched roof houses.
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