Kyoto: Attractions and more...
The Kyoto Imperial Palace Park is a well-known garden with a wide variety of flowering shrubs and green fields. It is an excellent site for family picnics and sports activities.
The Museum of Kyoto offers an insight into the history of this place. With regular exhibits and presentations dedicated to ancient Kyoto, this museum is a must visit. Also, the Roji Tempo is a rebuilt merchant area which houses shops selling souvenirs and craftwork from the bygone era.
Known as one of the best art markets, Kyoto Handicrafts Centre features a wide variety of Japanese arts and crafts. It has some in-house print developers and also offers the visitors a chance to create their own prints.
The Gion Matsuri is one of the most popular festivals held annually in Japan; it features long parades with musical accompaniments such as the flute or the drums. Over 200,000 people visit the Karasuma area where the festival is held.
What to see in detail
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