Kyoto Prefecture in Japan's main island - the island in the Midwest, east Mie and Shiga, Hyogo Prefecture, west, south of Osaka Prefecture and Nara Prefecture, Fukui Prefecture in Northeast neighborhood. Kyoto Prefecture has a population of 2.6 million, covers an area of 4613 square kilometers. Kyoto climate, beautiful scenery.
Kyoto is a terrain slope from north to south, surrounded by Higashiyama, Kitayama, Western Hills, surrounded by an inland mountain city. Kamogawa east, west, Katsuragawa these two major rivers running through the city. Kyoto in AD 794 was designated as the capital of Japan in the next thousand years, gradually developed into a historical and cultural center. Because of its rich cultural heritage, Kyoto has always been Japan's history and culture of the city. Today's Kyoto presents a distinctive & the art of breath, and the fast paced Tokyo distinct.
Kyoto, mainly in the textile industry dominated industry is the country's largest industrial centers of the textile and textile distribution center. Well-known textile products "Nishijin" and "Kyo-Yuzen" are high-end expensive kimono cloth.
Kyoto in Japan enjoy "learning capital" laudatory, there are more than 20 institutions of higher learning. One well-known at home and abroad, Kyoto University, Japan's Nobel laureate mostly graduated from the school.
Kyoto, there are "ancient capital," said, the Japanese religious and cultural center, the preservation of the country's most abundant historical and cultural heritage, known as Japan's "cultural cradle" is a symbol of Japanese culture. At the same time, but also the birthplace of Zen Buddhism in Japan.
Kyoto is not conservative, it is only committed to preserving its ancient style. The development of new art, culture and tradition and so, Kyoto has also spared no effort. Distant historical background, making the Kyoto inherited, such as architecture, painting, sculpture, gardening, historical monuments and folk art, architecture and heritage such as a rich cultural heritage. Nearly 15 percent of Japan's important cultural assets can be found in Kyoto. Its cultural heritage, whether in terms of quality or quantity, are among the highest in the nation of Japan.
Kyoto has a large number of cultural heritage, "the ancient capital of Kyoto, the cultural heritage," has been registered as world cultural heritage. Which includes 17 monuments in Kyoto, they are: Kiyomizu Temple, Nijo Castle, Golden Pavilion Temple, Silver Pavilion Temple, Tianlong Si, Long An Temple, Yan Li Temple, high-Temple, Ninna-ji Temple, West Fong Temple, East Temple, Daigo-ji Temple, West of the like Temple, on the Kamo Shrine, Shimogamo Shrine, Uji on the shrine, Byodoin Phoenix Hall. Byodoin Phoenix Hall is today printed on the 10-yen coin behind the building.
Kyoto's cultural heritage far more than these buildings, but also accompanied with the dependency of these buildings surrounding environment, but also including some not registered as World Heritage architecture and landscape. The monastery includes both the beauty of the building, but also contains a garden, shape beauty, seamless integration with the surrounding environment is indeed a fine traditional art. Kyoto, people are to love our environment, Kyoto in 1994, appeared in more than 60 meters, hostel, there are many who believe that these high-rise buildings Kyoto Kyoto destroyed the original scenery and atmosphere, and some spots even refused to live in these high-level hotels off admission to protest.
Kyoto is endowed with beautiful scenery and rich cultural landscape. Tourists to visit Kyoto each year 56 million people, of whom 52 million were overseas tourists. Guests can enjoy a taste of Japan's culture, history and various types of accommodation, the larger hotels have used fluent in English and French and other foreign language staff to enable overseas visitors enjoying to make letter.
Kyoto attractions list: Sagano, East of this like Temple, Nijo Castle, teaching Wang Gokokuji, Heian Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple, 3000 Center, 33 Church, West Honganji, Silver Pavilion Temple, Arashiyama, Nishijin Kimono Center , Golden Pavilion Temple