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One dead as heavy snow and record cold hit Japan

Arab News 25 Jan 2023
NAGANGO ... “These temperatures are some of the coldest we’ve seen in a decade,” Japan Meteorological Agency official Takafumi Umeda said ... There were picturesque scenes in the former capital, tourist favorite Kyoto, where the shining walls of the famous Golden Pavilion contrasted with the temporary bright-white brilliance of its tiered roofs ... ....

Photos: Heavy snow and record cold hit Japan

Gulf News 25 Jan 2023
1 of 12. Nagano ... AFP ... AFP ... "The blizzard (at the ski resort) was such that I couldn't see anything three metres (10 feet) ahead." There were picturesque scenes in the former capital, tourist favourite Kyoto, where the shining walls of the famous Golden Pavilion contrasted with the temporary bright-white brilliance of its tiered roofs ... .

Kyoto: A visit to Japan's beating cultural heart

Guam Pacific Daily News 24 Jan 2023
Kyoto was the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years, from 794 to 1868 ... The railway station itself is a place to experience for its futuristic design, in perfect contrast to the tourist images of Kyoto as Japan’s traditional and cultural capital ... And while Kyoto packs millions ...

Like a Dragon: Ishin! – 15 Details You Need To Know

GamingBolt 20 Jan 2023
After the murder of his mentor, he travels to Kyoto, joining the Shinsengumi police force as Saito Hajime to find the killer ... Set in 1860s Japan, Ishin!’s story plays out in Tosa and the capital city of Kyoto ... In addition to traversing Kyoto during the day, Ryoma can also access Night Mode, where more battles and boss fights are available ... .

Cultural tourism: What Guam can learn from and love about Kyoto, Osaka

Victoria Advocate 16 Jan 2023
From the Kansai International Airport, an engineering feat in itself having been built on sand laid on the floor of the sea, you can take trains to reach the economic hub Osaka or the cultural capital Kyoto ... Nara used to be the capital of Japan, before it was moved to Kyoto and later, to Tokyo.

Mayor’s support, local history lures Shogi Hall to Osaka suburb

Asahi News 11 Jan 2023
Hamada won the “handicap game” played in a private room of a Japanese-style restaurant ... The association decided on the relocation plan at a special meeting in February 2021, given the city’s location that pro shogi players in the capital can reach the facility 20 minutes faster than at present by changing trains at JR Kyoto Station.

Japan reopens to travel

The Roseburg News-Review 08 Jan 2023
Tokyo, the cosmopolitan capital, will be your introduction to modern Japan while Kyoto, the former imperial capital, will immerse you in the country’s ancient history and culture ... Kyoto is about 2½ hours by train from Tokyo and it’s one of Japan’s best-preserved cities.

OBDA-Aiming to create a unicorn company from Kansai that can compete globally! Announcing the Joint ...

The Joplin Globe 15 Dec 2022
In this initiative, the three capitals of Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe will collaborate to link the circle of cooperation and support among universities, businesses, and government, and to disseminate Kansai startups both domestically and internationally, creating new synergies through ...

National Ukrainian Ballet appoints first Japanese artistic director

Kyodo 12 Dec 2022
A native of Kyoto in western Japan, Terada at the age of 11 studied at a ballet school in the Ukrainian capital and has danced for the Kyiv Ballet for about 20 years ... 16, 2022. (Kyodo) ... Related coverage. ... ....

The Journey Continues at These 6 Pokémon Vacation Destinations

Hastings Tribune 12 Dec 2022
Last month, the release of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games created yet another Pokémon craze ... and abroad ... Tokyo, the capital of Japan, influenced the two most bustling cities in the games, Celadon and Saffron City ... Kyoto is Japan's cultural and historical capital, with traditional temples, shrines, gardens, geisha, shops, and festivals.

New Entertainment Attraction with “Ninjas” in Japan; Explore Japan with Multilingual Voices with a Ninja ...

Eagle-Tribune 09 Dec 2022
the Kyoto Route, which takes visitors to Japan’s representative ancient capitals, Kyoto and Nara, and the merchant city of Osaka; the Kumano Route, which takes visitors to Japan’s oldest historical sites, including the World Heritage Kumano Kodo Trail and Ise Jingu Shrine; the ...

Kyoto City creates new page to promote the city's efforts in English and reach a ...

Maryville Daily Forum 02 Dec 2022
KYOTO, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 2, 2022-- ... Kyoto City Information Center page about traditional industries (Graphic ... Kyoto City Official Website ... Strengthening the communication of various aspects of Kyoto as a historical city, cultural capital, sustainable city, university town, etc., by preparing and disseminating content in English.

Kyoto, Okinawa enjoy luxury hotel boom as tourists return

Asahi News 24 Nov 2022
Pricey hotels have been popping up one by one in Okinawa and the ancient capital of Kyoto, just in time for demand to return now that tourists are back. According to the Kyoto city government, in the three years since fiscal 2018, the city has seen an increase of about 12,000 hotel rooms.

Can Tokyo’s charms be replicated elsewhere?

Economist 24 Nov 2022
Japan’s capital is not a city of grand arterial boulevards ... They interlocked with one another in a kind of calculated incoherence, much like “a patchwork quilt”, writes Timon Screech in “Tokyo Before Tokyo”, published in 2020.\nThough Kyoto remained home to the imperial family, and was thus the official capital, Edo soon became pre-eminent.

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