The so-called "cat cafes" (or "neko cafes") are very popular in Kyoto (however, as in other cities of the Land of the Rising Sun). Here you can enjoy the company of graceful cats while having a tasty meal. The hosts (that is, cats) can be stroked, held in the hands, fed, played with - they gladly accept care from people. The most popular cafes of this kind are Neko Café TiME and Nekokaigi. In Pug Cafe Living Room, … Open
Another interesting holiday is the Daimonji Gozan Okuribi, which is annually celebrated in the middle of the hot August. Three days before the holidays, locals meet the souls of their deceased ancestors, and on the day of the celebration, they see them off to where they came from. This tradition is known as "Urabon'e". Lights are lit in the mountains around Kyoto (and it must be said that each has its own meaning). … Open
Going to restaurants, take into account that in most of them the menu is only in Japanese. However, staff of prestigious establishments is fluent in English, so you can ask any questions. 4.
While walking around the city and visiting various excursions travelers should be very quiet. The thing is that the locals don’t like the noise and are very restrained emotionally. The rapid display of … Open
The Cube is considered to be one of the most spectacular and originally designed shopping centers in Kyoto. It is located on the underground level of the railway station. Visitors can combine shopping with relaxing in cozy cafes where guests are offered fantastic fruit desserts. This shopping mall houses several huge cosmetic pavilions, shops selling interesting home goods and gift products. In one of the most … Open
Tourists with children who plan to visit Kyoto should definitely include in the excursion program, a visit to the Monkey Park Iwatayama. The main inhabitants of this pictorial park are monkeys. Both adults and children will get a lot of impressions from communication with them. The monkeys are absolutely not scared of people; they can be held in their arms and even fed. They completely freely walk around the park … Open
Another unique attraction is the Railway Station of Kyoto. A walk along it will be interesting even for those who do not plan to travel by train. The building of the station was restored quite recently and is a spectacular monument in a futuristic style. Inside the building, a lot of interesting things await tourists. There are shops and cafes, including very interesting souvenir shops. In the building of the … Open
Moving around in Japan - transportation
Japan has a highly developed transport infrastructure. Here, there is a high-quality road network, railway junction, and air transportation service. Popular public transport in Japan is buses, and the fare here is much lower than on trains. As a rule, you pay for the ride in the bus itself when boarding. In cities such as Nagasaki and Kumamoto tram tracks have been laid, so you can use this mode of transport. In the largest cities of Japan, there are underground as well as a surface metros. In the capital city, with the help of this type of transport you can reach any area, including the suburbs. Tickets are sold at the vending machines.
Economy roadmap of Japan
The main energy resources in the country are of course oil. About 50% of all the energy produced in Japan comes from this resource. However, 97% of all oil used in the country is imported, mainly from Kuwait, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. But at the same time, the Japanese are conducting significant scientific work in the field of obtaining alternative energy sources, for example, bioethanol. It is worth noting that Japan has built a fairly effective strategy for the continuous development of economic indicators. This is primarily connected with the goal of raising the level of industry and the standard of living within the country.