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Advantages It is a fascinating city which presents many of the contrasts of Japan
Disadvantages This review is very long - but there is so much to Kyoto that I've only given you the main sites
Advantages Enormous temples, exciting centre & good wooded walks.
Disadvantages Disappointment if you let the guidebooks build it up too much & expensive.
Advantages Cheap area, gorgeous attractions and temples, good for short visits!
Disadvantages Limited activity so best for -5 day visits.
Advantages beautiful, hundreds of temples and shrine
Disadvantages real danger of shrine overload
Advantages A very spiritual but vibrant city with places easy to find
Disadvantages When it's hot - it's sticky, if you like that kind of thing!!!
Advantages great history
Disadvantages can get crowded