Kyoto City is the prefectural capital of Kyoto Prefecture.
It is also one of the world's leading tourist cities visited by 60 million tourists a year.
Kyoto was the capital of Japan from 794 to over 1000 years.
Kyoto has always been a big religious city. Kyoto has many historic shrines and temples.
Many shrines and temples such as Kiyomizu-dera, To-ji, Kamigamo-jinja and Shimogamo-jinja are registered as world heritage sites.
Kyoto has a lot of historic industries.
Many traditional industries such as Nishijin weaving, Kiyomizu and Kyoto Yuzen are inherited today.
Souvenirs such as Kyo-tsukemono (Kyoto pickles), Kyo-gashi (Kyoto sweets) and Yatsuhashi are famous.
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|Kinkakuji Temple||Kiyomizudera Temple|
Kinkakuji, also known as Rokuonji, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of Kyoto's most famous tourist attractions.
Kiyomizu-dera is one of the representative temples of Kyoto, which was founded in 778. It is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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