The well-known ‘World’s Top Cities’ poll run by Travel + Leisure magazine recently published their 2014 results with Japan’s ancient capital Kyoto topping the list. The result has been widely celebrated in Japan and is a great achievement for this centuries-old, visually captivating city.
Pushing Bangkok off the top spot, Kyoto jumped four places from the previous year, outshining the flashing lights of Tokyo that ranked fourth on the top Asian cities list. So what makes Kyoto so alluring to the traveler? Well apart from the fascinating history and sights such as a 685 year old Zen monastery, there is the glorious food, impressive range of accommodation and compelling assortment of shops to entertain the whole family. Kyoto fascinates on every level.
Whether a first-time visitor, seasoned Kyoto guest, parent or young child, the ancient capital pulls you under its shroud of mystery, anticipation and charm. Contact Destination Asia Japan to discover how your clients can experience the poll topping city of Kyoto on the tour of a lifetime.
Image: Kinkakuji temple. Kyoto