Kyoto is a major tourist spot that attracts millions of foreign and Japanese tourists every year. The number is increasing and hit a high 87.9 million people in 2019.
The reason is attracts so many people is that it has everything from Japanese food to temples and shrines are all gathered here in this city.
Let’s take a look at what amazing things Kyoto has to offer!
Looking to study abroad in Japan?
Well, Kyoto might be the perfect place for you.
Kyoto was the capital of Japan for about 1,000 years before it was moved to Tokyo in 1868.
Due to that, the city has numerous cultural assets including 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and about 2,500 temples and shrines.
It attracts not only tourists from around the world but also Japanese people as a major tourist spot every year.
-Feel the culture of Japan-
You can enjoy the beautiful four seasons here in Kyoto.
Each season has its own unique atmosphere that makes the city life enjoyable all year round.
Location: Tenryu-ji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
No. 1 Top Cities in the World
World’s Best Awards 2014, 2015
Kyoto is a city that attracts many photographers to visit and take pictures of the city’s nature, buildings, and people. The city’s scenery never fails to facinate people all over the world with its mesmorizing beauty.
With so many gourmets, cafes, and washoku restaurants all over the city, you will never get bored.
Kyoto has long passed down traditional washoku culture
so you can find many traditional food places anywhere.
Along with that, Kyoto is famous for its matcha.
You can enjoy matcha tea, matcha ice cream, matcha latte, and so much more.
If you love matcha, you will definitely love it here!
Japanese Language and Culture Program
in Summer and Winter
at Ritsumeikan University
Interested in studying in Japan?
Study abroad at Ritsumeikan University!
We are one of the top global universities in Japan.
In our program, you will have the chance to study Japanese
and experience Japanese culture at the same time.
Buddies will also be here for you to interact
and experience language and cultural exchange.
Our wish for you here is to not only become fluent at Japanese in class,
but also to learn and grow together with our students.
For more information about what you can experience here,
see the page below.