12 Jun '11, 8am

[blog] If you like Kyoto, you will like these too!

[blog] If you like Kyoto, you will like these too!

If you like Kyoto, you will like these too! Most of us when we visit Japan, we will cover packed these places in our one-week trip- Tokyo for shopping & Disneyland; Osaka for takoyaki and their genki culture and Kyoto for the historic streets and temples. If you love the back-in-olden-days-Japan look in Kyoto, then you will love these places too. Takayama 高山 This town is gradually becoming a popular tourist spot. I have been there twice, 4 years ago, and 2 weeks ago. The towns are still the same, with dark brown wooden structures and friendly shop owners. The shops look small on the outside, but when you enter these 'houses' you will realise that it is actually very huge. It can house a few shops. That's because these old houses were ancestoral legacies, with generations living under the same roof, hence the huge size. Moreover these houses are near the castle, hence they ...

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