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Uji

Temples, shrines and green tea heritage

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Firefly Viewing in Uji

Firefly Viewing in Uji

May 22nd - Jun 6th

From late May to mid-June, Uji City Botanical Park near Kyoto plays host to fireflies, delighting young and old alike. A short..

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Hydrangea Season at Mimuroto-ji Temple

Hydrangea Season at Mimuroto-ji Temple

Jun 1st - Jul 7th

Each year during Japan's rainy season, Kyoto's Mimuroto-ji Temple opens their hydrangea garden, which is filled with around..

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The Hidden Treasures of Japan

The Hidden Treasures of Japan

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The Nippon Takaramono Project commenced in early July, launching the first in a series of 2017 events aiming to promote some of..

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About Uji

Uji is located to the south of Kyoto city, and is famed for its roll in the cultivation and production on green tea. Many famous temples and shrines can be found here, that are part of the the 'Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto' UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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