Kyoto, known as one of the most attractive places to visit in Japan, was founded in A.D. 794 as the imperial capital of Japan until the middle of the 19th century. Being the center of politics, commerce, and culture and art, Kyoto illustrates its glorious history with innumerable cultural treasures including 17 UNESCO world heritage sites.
As of today, visitors from all over the world continue to visit this ancient capital for its architecture, Japanese gardens and cuisine.
Kyoto is centrally located in western Japan and close to the major cities in the region as, Osaka, Kobe, Nara and Otsu.
For more information, please visit the Kyoto city official travel guide.