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What to See: Known as the A-Bomb Dome or Genbaku, this building was able to survive the nuclear bomb, despite its close proximity to the hypocenter. What was once a subject of controversy, with many people wishing for this … Continued
Kiyomizudera is one of Japan’s most famous attractions and for good reason, you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time while exploring the temple grounds. Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kiyomizudera is one of the select few … Continued
Himeji is widely considered as Japan’s most spectacular castle. This attraction should be on everyone’s itinerary and can easily be done as a day trip from Kyoto. Also known as the White Heron Castle, the beauty of this national treasure … Continued
A day in Kyoto’s Arashiyama District is not complete without a walk through the bamboo groves. Winding paths cut their way through a dream-like landscape and looking up you’ll see stalks gently swaying in the breeze. Photographers can find the … Continued