Château de Chenonceau, near Tours in France

Kyoto: the heart and soul of Japan

Kyoto Kyoto is a veritable dream destination for a Japanese language course. As the former emperor’s seat and capital of Japan, Kyoto is a hotspot of traditional Japanese culture. The city’s rich heritage is, without a doubt, second to none. For over a thousand years during the most prosperous times of Japanese culture, Kyoto was the beating heart of Japan. Nobles, scholars, architects, poets, and painters gathered in this thriving city, each contributing to its glory and splendour – much of which can still be seen today.

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