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Tori Gates - simply breath taking  
   

Tori Gates - simply breath taking

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June 25th 2007
How could we not visit Kyoto on our trip to Japan 😊 Luckily we could stay with Mayumi and do day trips to Kyoto which is less than an hour away by train. Now, Kyoto is famous for it's numerous cultural sights and temples. In fact it is so full of them that it can be very confusing and overwhelming. Most of the tourists visit this place straight after Tokyo. As we have just seen many temples ... 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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