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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.


  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  1,470,000
  • IATA airport code:  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:  Kyōto Galician:  Quioto Georgian:  კიოტო German:  Kyōto Greek:  Κιότο Hebrew:  קיוטו Hindi:  क्योटो Hungarian:  Kiotó 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:  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 JPUKY

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