Kyoto, whichwore the crown for 10 centuries before, is still the classic Japanese city. The tradiational arts, crafts, customs, language, and literature were all born, raised and refined here. Kyoto has the incomparable gardens, the magnificient temples and shrines. Kyoto has the most artful Japanese cuisine.
I have three times visited Kyoto (in Spring 2003 with my parents, in Autumn 2004 with my husband and Autumn 2005 with my sister and father and many times passed it in my trip. It was a beatiful city, the real Japan.
I visited some countries and many cities in the world. Each place is interesting with tsown specific culture, view and food. Some travels are single (business) travels others are together with my family or friends. All pictures were taken by myself, my family or my friends. I am happy to share our pictures here with everyone in the world and I am also interested in other people's pictures, because it will be useful information for my next trips. If you have an interest, you also can visit my husband's travel blog in Japanese, http://4travel.jp/traveler/hizuk . He writes more information a... full info