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Kyoto Prefecture is in the region of . It contains both a coastal region to the north, and broad, more densely populated basins in the south.
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Kyōto was the capital of for over a millennium, and carries a reputation as its most beautiful city.

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.

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is a city in , . Two of 's historic monuments, Byōdō-in Buddhist temple and Ujigami Shinto Shrine, have been inscribed as World Heritage sites as part of "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto ".

, the meaning of which is roughly bridge in heaven, is a 3.6 kilometer long, pine tree covered sand bar.

is a city in Kyoto Prefecture, . The most convenient airport is probably Osaka Itami Airport, which is about 1hr 30mins away by car.

is in Kyoto Prefecture, . Both Kintetsu Railway and JR Railway have lines running through .
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is in , . The small, quiet village of lies a short distance north from .
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surrounds an inlet of the Sea of Japan, along the northeastern coast of Kyoto Prefecture.

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French: Kyoto, French: Préfecture de Kyoto, German: Kyōto, Italian: Prefettura di Kyoto, Japanese: Kyōto-fu, Japanese: きょうと, Japanese: きょうとふ, Japanese: キョウト, Japanese: キョウトフ, Japanese: 京都, Japanese: 京都府, Korean: 교토 부, Portuguese: Quioto, Spanish: Prefectura de Kioto
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