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Living in Kyoto

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Nicknamed the "City of Ten Thousand Shrines", Kyoto is Japan's former capital city. Located on Honshu Island, it is deemed to be one of the country's major education and cultural hubs. Kyoto thus attracts foreign professionals and students in large numbers every year.

By living in Kyoto, you will also enjoy a traditional lifestyle thanks to its typical shops, as well as magnificent palaces and gardens...

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Moving to Kyoto

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The Japan guide

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Kyoto bloggers

Experiences in Japan

7 months ago

I'm a Swedish guy living in Kyoto since september 2014. Here I'm taking a 2 year Master's Degree in Global Business and Management Studies(MBA). Follow the thoughts about my Life in Japan, Various trips, Amazing Food, Health, Part-time job and University Life. As I live and travel around in the Kansai area, most of my focus will be here.


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Student living in Kyoto - a mixture of toursity activities and daily life

Japanese Expat in Kyoto

3 years ago

A unique insight into life in Kyoto and Japan in general from a Japanese person who has lived in the UK for 11 years.


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