Places in Kyoto
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Japan's most beautiful cherry blossoms
Kyoto is Japan’s most inviting destination, a city steeped in tradition colliding with the modern world. Nestled in the heart of Western Honshu, the city was the residence of the Emperor from 794 until the Meiji Restoration of 1868. The opulence of the royal life left its mark on Kyoto’s parks, gardens, temples, Imperial Palace and villas. Visit Kyoto during the cherry blossom season for an experience you will never forget.
Japanese traditional beauty
Ladies will enjoy a shopping spree in Yojiya, the place for unique traditional cosmetics produced in Kyoto. Yojiya Beauty was founded in Kyoto at the beginning of the 20th century, and produces a range of beauty products that bring out the best in your skin.
Aburatorigami (oil blotting facial paper) is a special type of Japanese paper used throughout Japan to remove the oily aspect of the face and prepare the skin for make-up. You will be amazed by its effectiveness and will surely want to have supplies.