Kyoto, Japan travel tips

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Japanese is a difficult language to learn, even more so to master. Still, give it a try!

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The Kurama Onsen is a fantastic traditional Japanese spa, perfect spot to relax.

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Tourism in Kyoto is fairly significant, especially local tourism. Japanese tend to have a taste for luxury, so there are many choices for the well-off. Hotels can be found just by asking around, or just look for Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo.

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If you are looking for real family oriented hotel, try looking up The Palace Side. They have great service and fair prices.

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If you are looking for a cheap place to stay try Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel. It has great prices and the service is excellent, and you will never find a better deal!

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If you ever feel confused or lost you can always try to ask around for directions, but be warned that Japanese people do not speak English - at all!

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Public transportation is great in Kyoto, Japan The local bus company runs several lines with high frequency, and the taxi service is always reliable. Kyoto can be reached by coach and train.

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The closest international airport is the Narita Airport.

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Nanzen-ji is one of the most popular temples of Kyoto. Beautiful, but be prepared for the masses!

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Fascinated by the wonders of Buddhism? Do not miss Kurama-dera, which is a remote temple.

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Earthquakes are common in Japan, so do not be alarmed, authorities do know how to handle the situation.

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If you are looking for a place to dance, Kyoto has a few great options for you. Club Metro is always a good place to start, ask around for directions.

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Finding pubs is an easy thing to do in any Japanese city, but finding a good one is a bit more difficult. Look for Zen Cafe as they have good prices and a decent atmosphere on most nights.

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Hiragana-kan is a cozy restaurant that serves great food, their kimchi is especially amazing!

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Feeling hungry but running on a tight budget? No problem, check out Ippudo.

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Feel like singing? Karaoke bars are everywhere.

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Japan is a very safe place to travel to as Japanese people are kind and polite, and the same applies to Kyoto.

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Kyoto, just like the rest of the Japan has all the four seasons. The summer is hot, the winter is cold, and in between those two anything goes!

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Want to wish good luck in Japanese? Say "goko?n o inorimasu"!

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There is no tipping in any situation in Japan.

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