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Do not let the winter cold ruin your mood! In winter, walks in Kyoto are filled with special magic. In addition, if you come to the old capital of Japan for Christmas or New Year, you will not have a single excuse to sit all day at the hotel.
To make your vacation easy and enjoyable, we have compiled a list of recommendations on what to do and where to go in Kyoto in the winter. Starting from hot springs (onsen) and ending with the New Year’s festival in a traditional Shinto temple. A trip to winter Kyoto will be remembered as an amazing acquaintance with unique Japanese culture. Continue reading
If you have ever been to Japan in the spring, we can say with full confidence: most likely, you went to enjoy the stunning sight of blooming sakura. The sakura blossom season has been and remains one of the most attractive things about Japan. However, sakura does not bloom as long as we would like, and not everyone has the unique opportunity to admire it in full bloom. Many tourists try to make the trip to Japan as much as possible in order to capture these two to three weeks of the week, but, unfortunately, due to the unpredictability of the flowering time, not everyone can see the sakura in its full splendor. Continue reading
Akihabara has long been a real mecca for lovers of manga and anime. There are many places where you can have a good time, and some are attracted by the opportunity to take a walk on a Sunday (when the central road is closed) and see the shelves of shops where interesting goods are on display – from hand-made products to modern electronics.
But Akihabara is more than just a tourist area of the Japanese capital. There are many interesting and colorful establishments here – antique shops and modern shopping centers, restaurants and small cozy cafes, modern clothing stores and second-hand departments. Continue reading