Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. It's famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. It's also known for formal traditions such as kaiseki dining, consisting of multiple courses of precise dishes, and geisha, female entertainers often found in the Gion district.
Area: 827.8 sqkm
Population: 1.475 million (2015) United Nations
Metro population: 2,801,044
2005 Japan Kyoto
City, shrines, railway locomotives