Kyoto gardens

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April 17, 2009

A visit to a private Kyoto machiya

Kyoto’s abundant traditional Japanese architecture is one of the most noticeable and impressive characteristics of the city. The opportunity to get inside these traditional buildings–including private homes and merchant’s houses, known as kyo-machiya–is a┬árare and fascinating experience in Japanese culture. Once abundant in central Kyoto, the machiya served as both shops and homes for their […]

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