Kyoto is located in the west side of Honshu island in Japan. The city was once a capital of Japan where is one of the best vacation spots to discover a large number of Japan's traditions. There are countless sightseeing spots in Kyoto that are impressive even in alleys. Many of cultural assets including Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, gardens, imperial palaces, and traditional wooden houses are kept as world cultural heritage. Kyoto is famous for manufacturing industry such as Nishijin textile and Kyo ware, high tech industry such as Nintendo and Kyocera, and international cultural tourism where you can enjoy Japanese formal traditional dining, crafts, and important cultures.