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Jun 1, 2019• by okonomiNOMS

Geisha’s in Kyoto

How and where to go Geisha spotting in Kyoto plus more. Geisha’s (or sometimes known in Kyoto as Geiko) are highly trained women who devote their lives around this traditional form of hosting...

May 18, 2019• by japon1minuto

Kukurizaru or hanging monkeys

The Kukurizaru (くくり猿) are the hanging monkeys of Kyoto, is a round ball-shaped talisman made of cloth, which symbolizes the monkeys in good faith, with the body of cloth of different colors...

Apr 28, 2019• by japon1minuto

Nara essential

Nara was the first capital of Japan in medieval times, and still retains a large number of temples that are part of the World Heritage, since 1998, as Historical Monuments of ancient Nara. The symbol...

Apr 21, 2019• by japon1minuto

What are the Inuyarai and the Komayose?

If we walk through the old neighborhoods of Kyoto, with the beautiful traditional Japanese streets, one of the things that surprises us is that many houses have a kind of skirt or skirt. Normally...

Apr 17, 2019• by japon1minuto

Kyoto essential 4

Personally I think Kyoto is the city that shows the best Japan, or how we have it in our imagination. If Tokyo is modernity and Japan is more current, Kyoto is the most ancestral Japan that...

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