Reasons to Choose Japan

Life in Japan by Specific Areas



Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. It is very popular among foreigners and is said to be a place you will want to visit at least once in your trips to Japan. The old townscape is precious and you can enjoy the unique Japanese atmosphere here.

kyoto *This map does not include topographical features and island areas and does not cover the entire area of Japan.

Famous places / spots recommended by locals

Kinkaku (Rokuonji-Temple)

Kinkaku (Rokuonji-Temple)

Kinkaku, a tourist attraction in Kyoto. It is covered with gorgeous gold and it fascinates the hearts of the viewer.



One of the three most scenic spots in Japan. The view from the observatory is like a bridge connecting the ground to heavens. You can also go across on foot or by bicycle.

Foods recommended by locals

  • Yatsuhashi


    Yatsuhashi, a famous confectionery in Kyoto. There are various flavors such as Nikki (cinnamon), matcha, and seasonal flavors. Find your favorite flavor and enjoy.

  • Kyo-kaiseki


    "Wa-shoku" -Japanese food- registered as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage. Kyo Kaiseki which you can fully enjoy its fascination. Please enjoy the dishes that make the most of the delicacy unique to Japanese people with all five senses.

Climate (temperature / precipitation)

Temperature (°C)

Temperature (°C) (Source: Japan Metrogical Agency)

Precipitation (mm)

Precipitation (mm) (Source: Japan Metrogical Agency)

The average annual temperature is about 15.6 °C. Due to the basin terrain, it is hot and humid in summer, cold in winter. The temperature difference is large.

Cost of living

Rent is based on the research by the national rental management system business assosiation, and others are based on the statistical data by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication.

  • Rent


    52,743 yen

  • Electricity


    3,985 yen

  • Water


    1,838 yen

  • Ramen
    (Eating out)

    Ramen(Eating out)

    654 yen

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