It is situated in the ancient capital of Japan
, and for the 4 pounds cost of a draft beer, visitors can raise toasts and make conversation with trainee geisha, called maiko, before they perform nightly traditional Kyotan dances known as "kyomai" on a special beer garden stage.
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, Kyoto is a city of 1.
He'd told me it was the surf capital of Japan
, where US soldiers stationed at the nearby Yokosuka naval base introduced the Japanese to surfing after the second world war.
Which city was the imperial capital of Japan
Kyoto was the former capital of Japan
and as the former home of its Emperors from 794 until 1868, it is full of magnificent palaces, temples and shrines.
The city was established in 794 AD as the capital of Japan
, and was home of the emperor and the royal court for more than 1,000 years.
Free of preservatives and sweeteners, the pure, all-natural organic ready-to-drink tea uses tea from Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan
and the original source of Japanese green tea.
Kamakura, the capital of Japan
more than 600 years ago, is right next door.
His eleven-month diary from 1679 is preserved, telling of his journey from Shikoku to Osaka to Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan
, then to Edo, modern day Tokyo, in search of new pottery techniques and designs to improve Odo ware, under the orders of Tosa's feudal lord.
The capital of Japan
, Tokyo is every bit the high-powered, tech-savvy city that its reputation suggests.
Kyoto served as the capital of Japan
for more than a thousand years -- and it is still the cultural heart of this great nation.
After graduating in 2001, moved to the heart of Kyoto - the cultural capital of Japan
where I spent a year teaching English in six elementary schools.
The city was the capital of Japan
for a thousand years, from 794 to 1869 CE, and still displays authentic Japanese culture that has almost vanished in Tokyo.
The company showed hand-made linen, cotton and silk, with designs sourced in Kyoto, the old capital of Japan
, that included temples and shrines.
In the afternoon, the children visited Kiyomizu Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site in the ancient capital of Japan
, as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Eco Learning Program.