Kyōto was the capital of for over a millennium, and carries a reputation as its most beautiful city. However, visitors may be surprised by how much work they will have to do to see Kyoto's beautiful side.

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encompasses the urban heart of Japan's former imperial capital.

Some of the most picturesque parts of are located in , the eastern region of the city, across the Kamo River.

Northern Kyoto is graced with scores of centuries-old shrines and temples, including several World Heritage Sites.

is located in . While this western part of the city is dismissed in most Western …


Southern Kyoto covers a large part of Japan's , stretching from the Ōharano area in the west to Fushimi-ku, Daigo, and the southern tip of Higashiyama-ku in the east.

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  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 1,470,000
  • IATA airport code: UKY
  • United Nations Location Code: JP UKY
  • Latitude: 35° 0' 47.3" (35.0131°) north
  • Longitude: 135° 45' 24.1" (135.7567°) east
  • Elevation: 50 meters (164 feet)
  • Neighbors: and
  • Wikidata: Kyoto
  • Wikimedia Commons: Kyoto

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Arabic: كيوتو, Armenian: Կիոտո, Basque: Kioto, Belarusian: Горад Кіёта, Bengali: কিয়োটো, Bulgarian: Киото, Burmese: ကျိုတိုမြို့, Chechen: Киото, Chinese: 京都, Chinese: 京都市, Czech: Kjóto, Egyptian Arabic: كيوتو, Esperanto: Kioto, Estonian: Kyōto, Finnish: Kioto, French: Kyoto, French: Kyōto, Galician: Quioto, Georgian: კიოტო, German: Kyōto, Greek: Κιότο, Hebrew: קיוטו, Hindi: क्योटो, Hungarian: Kiotó
Italian: Kyoto, Japanese: Kyōto-shi, Japanese: きょうとし, Japanese: 京都, Japanese: 京都市, Kazakh: Киото, Korean: 교토 시, Latin: Kyotum, Lithuanian: Kiotas, Macedonian: Кјото, Malayalam: ക്യോത്തോ, Marathi: क्योतो, Mazanderani: کیوتو, Min Nan Chinese: Kiaⁿ-to͘-chhī, Mongolian: Киото, Newari: क्योटो, Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܝܘܛܘ, Ossetian: Киото, Panjabi: ਕਿਓਤੋ, Persian: کیوتو, Piemontese: Kyōto, Polish: Kioto, Portuguese: Quioto, Quechua: Kyōto
Russia Buriat: Киото, Russian: Киото, Samogitian: Kėjuots, Serbian: Кјото, Serbo-Croatian: Kjoto, Sicilian: Kyotu, Sinhala: ක්යෝතෝ, Slovak: Kjóto, Slovenian: Kjoto, Spanish: Kioto, Tagalog: Lungsod ng Kyoto, Tajik: Кёто, Tamil: கியோத்தோ, Thai: เคียวโตะ, Tibetan: ཁེཡོ་ཐྲོ།, Ukrainian: Кіото, Urdu: کیوٹو, Vietnamese: Kyōto, Western Panjabi: کیوٹو, Wu Chinese: 京都市, Yakut: Киото, Yiddish: קיאטא, Yue Chinese: 京都
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