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The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world. A Kyoto vacation appeals to visitors wishing to enrich their outdoor explorations with some historical and spiritual flair, an easy task in a city claiming to posses over 1,000 notable Buddhist temples. In addition to soaking up the architectural sights, popular things to do in Kyoto include visits to the busy textile district, browsing the old-fashioned shopping streets, and dropping into tofu shops and traditional teahouses. Plan the details of your Kyoto holiday and any onward adventuring with our easy-to-use Japan trip builder tool.
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