Journals Kyoto

Kyoto Redux

Created by jenae567 on March 22, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
3 Stories

I loved Kyoto so much, I decided to go back! Here is my journey...

Peace in a Big City

Created by jenae567 on August 29, 2008 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
1 Story

Our 5-day trip to Kyoto allowed us to see temples, shrines, and Geisha!

Kyoto in Seventeen Syllables

Created by Idler on June 30, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
3 Stories

A haiku exploration of Japan's most atmospheric city.

Kyoto's Imperial Charms

Created by dackelynn on April 2, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

7 Reviews

Kyoto used to be the capital of Japan. Its imperial charm can still be found in places like Gion and the countless centuries-old temples scattered throughout the city. Kyoto is a craft and cultural center but still retains a throbbing nightlife.

Adventures in Kyoto

Created by Foxboro Marmot on December 4, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews
2 Stories

Our daughter was at Kansai Gaidai University for a semester abroad, which gave us a great excuse to take a trip to Kyoto!



The Other Half of Our Dream Vacation

Created by getawayguy on November 19, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

7 Reviews

The Kyoto and Kumihama Bay areas allowed us to see old-world Japan. The scenic and architectural beauty of Japan has to be seen and experienced in person to appreciate their remarkable splendor. What we saw was unforgettable; what we missed is worth going back to see. We are already looking forward to returning in a couple of years, maybe for the Olympics.

Bill in Japan - traditional KYOTO

Created by billmoy on August 6, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

10 Reviews

Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a thousand years (from 794 to 1868). It was known before as Heiankyo, or the "Capital of Peace".

Bill in Japan - modern KYOTO

Created by billmoy on August 1, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

8 Reviews

Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over a thousand years. It was known before as Heiankyo, or the "Capital of Peace".

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Kyoto - The Japan of Old

Created by Quan on July 2, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

8 Reviews

Kyoto, along with Tokyo, Osaka, and Takayama, was one of the cities covered by my vacation in Japan. Kyoto was a city full of wonder, as many of the traditional sites really do transport you back to the city of old.

Impressions of Kyoto

Created by albrigi on December 11, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

No person can claim to understand this planet until they have visited the east, where most of the world's population resides. The people are so different from what we consider the "norm" in the west. They look different, act different, think different, eat different, dress different. We soon realized why our worlds are so different and always will be. Yet, people all over the world are still human and finding ways to communicate and connect with each other, while challenging, proved to be most rewarding. To learn more, read on ...

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