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Kyoto

July 27th 2012
If you're looking for traditional Japanese culture, Kyoto is where you'll find it. It has most of the temples you'll want to see, and rickshaws, etc. If you're lucky you'll see a few geishas. My first priority when going to Kyoto was Kiyomizu. It's one of the most famous temples in Japan located on a huge hill with shops leading all the way up to the temple. The view is ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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