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Cultural Activities in Japan

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    Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine serves as the starting point for the hiking trails, covered by densely packed vivid orange gates, that snake up t
    Tours from $48
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    Kiyomizu-dera Temple , Higashiyama
    4.4
    Have your wishes granted at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, an independent Buddhist temple and World Heritage Site dating back to 1633. Constructed dur
    Tours from $101
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    Nijo Castle , Nakagyo
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    Originally built in 1603 and holding World Heritage Site status, Nijo Castle presents an exemplary look at Japanese feudal architecture. The
    Tours from $137
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    Kinkaku-ji , Kyoto
    4.4
    With its top two stories completely coated in pure gold leaf, Kinkaku-ji gleams in the sunlight and reflects off the pond at its edge. This Z
    Tours from $92
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    Gion , Kyoto
    4.1
    Step back in time into Gion, a neighborhood in Kyoto that dates back to the Middle Ages. At the foot of the Yasaka shrine, locals developed t
    Tours from $11
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