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Kiyamachi Street

Kiyamachi Street is a historical street in Kyoto, Japan, running north–south. It runs between Kiyamachi Nijō and Kiyamachi Shichijō on the eastern side of the Takase River near the Kamo River. There also runs Nishi-Kiyamachi Street on the western ...

Kizu, Kyoto

Kizu was a town located in Sōraku District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 36.070 and a density of 1.527.10 persons per km². The total area was 23.62 km². On March 12, 2007, Kizu, along with the towns ...

Kosobe Conservatory

The Kosobe Conservatory is a botanical garden that forms part of the Experimental Farm, Kyoto University, located at Hacchonawate 12, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan. The conservatory was established in January 1929 to educate undergraduate and graduate ...

Kumiyama, Kyoto

Kumiyama is a town located in Kuse District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of October 2017, the town has an estimated population of 15.589 and a density of 1.124 persons per km². The total area is 13.86 km².

Kuse District, Kyoto

Kuse is a district located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 16.519 and a density of 1.191.85 persons per km². The total area is 13.86 km².

Kutsujima, Kyoto

Kutsujima is a volcanic island in the Sea of Japan, 2.5 km from the coast of the Kyoto Prefecture in Japan. Kutsujima Island is administered as part of Maizuru city. The island consist of two islets - the smaller northern is Tsurigane-jima or Mes ...

Kyōtamba, Kyoto

Kyōtamba is a town located in Funai District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Its name comes from the first syllable of Kyōto and the former town of Tanba, a namesake of the historic Tanba Province. As of October 2017, the town has an estimated populati ...

Minamiyamashiro, Kyoto

Minamiyamashiro is a village located in Sōraku District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of October 1, 2017, the village has an estimated population of 2.555. The total area is 64.11 km².

Miyagawa-chō

Miyagawa-chō is one of the hanamachi or geisha districts in Kyoto. Miya-gawa means "Shrine River", referring to the nickname of the Kamo River just south of Shijō. During the Gion Festival the mikoshi of Yasaka Shrine used to be purified here in ...

Miyama, Kyoto

Miyama is an agricultural town located in Kitakuwada District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 5.070 and a density of 14.89 persons per km 2. The total area was 340.47 km 2. On January 1, 2006, Miyama, ...

Miyazu, Kyoto

Miyazu is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on June 1, 1954. As of October 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 17.633, with 7.638 households and a population density of 100 persons per km². The total are ...

Mizuho, Kyoto

Mizuho was a town located in Funai District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 4.987 and a density of 45.45 persons per km². The total area was 109.73 km². On October 11, 2005, Mizuho, along with the tow ...

Mount Sajikigatake

Mount Sajikigatake is located in Kita-ku, part of Kyoto city, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. For experienced hikers it is a popular trip, they can start in Kumogahatacho Kumogahata Town and after the peak they can continue to Onogocho Onogo Town.

Mount Tennōzan

Mount Tennōzan, or simply Tennōzan, is a mountain in Ōyamazaki, Kyoto, Japan. The name originates from a shrine on the mountain dedicated to Gozutennō.

Nagaokakyō, Kyoto

Nagaokakyō is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of October 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 80.424 and a population density of 4.200 persons per km². The total area is 19.17 km².

Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto

Nakagyō-ku is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Its name means "central capital ward." As of 2016, the ward has an estimated population of 110.430 people. Tourism, shopping, and entertainment are the primar ...

Nantan, Kyoto

Nantan is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of October 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 32.540 and a population density of 53 persons per km². The total area is 616.40 km². The modern city of Nantan was established on ...

Nishiki Market

Nishiki Market is a marketplace in downtown Kyoto, located on a road one block north and parallel to Shijō Street and west of Teramachi Street. Rich with history and tradition, the market is renowned as the place to obtain many of Kyotos famous f ...

Nishikyō-ku, Kyoto

Nishikyō-ku is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Its name means "west capital ward" and it is situated on the western edge of the city, to the south of center. The ward was established on October 1, 1976, a ...

Nodagawa, Kyoto

Nodagawa was a town located in Yosa District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2006, the town had an estimated population of 11.281 and a density of 314 persons per km². The total area was 35.90 km². On March 1, 2006, Nodagawa, along with the towns ...

Otokuni District, Kyoto

Otokuni is a district located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 15.493 and a density of 2.595.14 persons per km². The total area is 5.97 km².

Ōyamazaki, Kyoto

Ōyamazaki is a town located in Otokuni District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of October 1, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 15.452 and a density of 2.600 persons per km². The total area is 5.97 km². The headquarters of Maxell and the ...

Ponto-chō

Ponto-chō is a Hanamachi district in Kyoto, Japan, known for geiko and maiko and home to many geiko houses and traditional tea houses. Like Gion, Ponto-chō is famous for the preservation of forms of traditional architecture and entertainment.

Shijō Street

Shijō Street runs in the center of Kyoto, Japan from east to west through the commercial center of the city. Shijō literally means Fourth Avenue of Heian-kyō, the ancient capital.

Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto

Shimogyō-ku is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. First established in 1879, it has been merged and split, and took on its present boundaries in 1955, with the establishment of a separate Minami-ku. Kyoto To ...

Sonobe, Kyoto

Sonobe was a town located in Funai District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 16.958 and a population density of 164.99 people per km². The total area was 102.78 km². On January 1 2006, Sonobe, along wi ...

Sōraku District, Kyoto

Sōraku is a district in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2007, the district had an estimated population of 44.982 and a density of 252.27 persons per km². The total area is 178.31 km².

Tanba, Kyoto

Tanba was a town located in Funai District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 8.516 and a density of 114.94 persons per km². The total area was 74.09 km². On October 11, 2005, Tanba, along with the towns ...

Teramachi Street

Teramachi Street is a historical street in Kyoto, Japan, running north–south. The area extending from Shijō Street to somewhat above Sanjō Street is an arcade containing an assortment of shops and services, both traditional and modern. The street ...

Totekiko

Totekiko is one of the five gardens at the Ryōgen-in sub-temple of the Daitoku-ji Buddhist complex in Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan. It was laid out by Nabeshima Gakusho in 1958, and is claimed to be the smallest Japanese rock garden. It is a tsubo-niwa, ...

Tsuzuki District, Kyoto

Tsuzuki is a district located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 19.200 and a density of 251.74 persons per km². The total area is 76.27 km².

Ujitawara

Ujitawara is a town located in Tsuzuki District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of October 2017, the town has an estimated population of 9.074. The total area is 58.16 km 2.

Wachi, Kyoto

Wachi was a town located in Funai District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 3.829 and a density of 32.11 persons per km². The total area was 119.25 km². On October 11, 2005, Wachi, along with the towns ...

Wards of Kyoto

The city of Kyoto in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan has eleven wards. Unlike the 23 special wards of Tokyo, the wards of Kyoto are not separate municipalities, they are divisions just for municipal administration. Together, they comprise the city of Kyo ...

Wazuka, Kyoto

Wazuka is a town located in Sōraku District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of October 2017, the town has an estimated population of 3.775. The total area is 64.93 km². Wazuka is home to roughly 300 tea growing families. The area was selected in the ...

Yamashina-ku, Kyoto

Yamashina is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It lies in the southeastern part of the city, and Yamashina Station is one stop away from Kyoto Station on the Tōkaidō Main Line. The area of Yamashina-ku is 2 ...

Yamashiro, Kyoto

Yamashiro was a town located in Sōraku District, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The town was named for the old Yamashiro Province. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 8.978 and a density of 366.00 persons per km². The total area was 24. ...

Yawata

Yawata is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of October 1, 2015, the city has an estimated population of 72.664, with 29.259 households and a population density of 2.984.1 persons per km². The total area is 24.35 km². The city was foun ...

Yosa District, Kyoto

Yoza is a district located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 27.829 and a population density of 165 persons per square kilometer. The total area is 169.02 km 2.

Yosano, Kyoto

Yosano is a town located in Yosa District, Kyoto, Japan. The town was formed on March 1, 2006 from the merger of the towns of Kaya, Iwataki and Nodagawa, all from Yosa District. The town has two train stations, Yosano Station in the Nodagawa area ...

Ago Bay

Ago Bay is a bay in the city of Shima, Mie Prefecture, Japan. It is part of the Ise-Shima region. The bay is known for its beauty and sees many tourists each year, in particular due to a train network owned by Kintetsu which runs trains from both ...

Ago, Mie

Ago was a town located in the former Shima District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 22.972 and a density of 523.52 persons per km². The total area was 43.88 km². On October 1, 2004, Ago, along with the ...

Anō, Mie

Anō was a town located in Age District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 11.220 and a density of 303.82 persons per km². The total area was 36.93 km². On January 1, 2006, Anō, along with the city of Hisai ...

Aoyama, Mie

Aoyama was a town located in Naga District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 11.590 and a density of 106.33 persons per km². The total area was 109.00 km². On November 1, 2004, Aoyama, along with the city ...

Ayama District, Mie

Ayama was a district located in Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the district had an estimated population of 27.539 and a density of 108.46 persons per km². The total area was 253.91 km².

Ayama, Mie

Ayama was a town located in Ayama District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 8.242 and a density of 112.95 persons per km². The total area was 72.97 km². On November 1, 2004, Ayama, along with the city of ...

Daian, Mie

Daian was a town located in Inabe District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. On December 1, 2003, Daian, along with the towns of Inabe former, Hokusei and Fujiwara all from Inabe District, was merged to create the city of Inabe.

Daiō, Mie

Daiō was a town located in the former Shima District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 8.154 and a density of 632.09 persons per km². The total area was 12.90 km². On October 1, 2004, Daiō, along with the ...

Fujiwara, Mie

Fujiwara was a town located in Inabe District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. On December 1, 2003, Fujiwara, along with the towns of Inabe former, Hokusei and Daian all from Inabe District, was merged to create the city of Inabe.

Futami, Mie

Futami was a town in Watarai District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 9.008 and a density of 754.44 persons per km². The total area was 11.94 km². On November 1, 2005, Futami, along with the town of Oba ...