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Kyōto was the capital of for over a millennium, and carries a reputation as the nation's most beautiful city and its cultural capital. 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 in . While this western part of the city is dismissed in most Western guidebooks in a brief paragraph suggesting "other attractions", the area is rightfully very popular with Japanese tourists and well worth a visit.

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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.

Kyoto

  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 1,470,000
  • IATA airport code: UKY
  • United Nations Location Code: JP UKY
  • Latitude: 35.0131° or 35° 0' 47.3" north
  • Longitude: 135.7567° or 135° 45' 24.1" east
  • Elevation: 50 meters (164 feet)
  • Neighbors: and
  • GeoNames ID: 1857910

Other Names for Kyoto

  • Arabic: كيوتو
  • Armenian: Կիոտո
  • Basque: Kioto
  • Belarusian: 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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