Kyoto is the heart of Japan and has over the centuries history. It has worked as the cultural center of Japan through centuries. Kyoto was Japanese capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. It is now the country's seventh largest city with a population of 1.4 million people and a modern face.

Kyoto was destroyed several times by inland wars but has revived again and again. Fortunately, the beautiful city escaped from air raid during World War II. It is surrounded with many temples, shrines and other historically priceless structures survive in the city today.

Sannei-Zaka Sannei-Zaka
Kiyomizu-Dera temple Kiyomizu-Dera temple
Kinkakuji temple Kinkakuji temple
Ryoanji temple Ryoanji temple
Ryoanji temple Kyoto University

Kyoto International Manga Museum

Kyoto was developed for long time as cultural city under japanese emperior. then, it is considered as the heart of japanese culture.

Home to 37 institutions of higher education,Kyoto is one of the academic centers of the country. Kyoto University, one of Japan's national universities, is considered to be one of the top universities in Japan. According to The Times Higher Education Supplement top-ranking university, Kyoto University is ranked the second university in Japan and 25th in the world.
Other private or prefectural univerties are also popular in Japan and considered as excellent.

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