Facts About Kyoto
Kyoto (???, Ky?to-shi, pronounced [k?o??to] ( listen), pronounced [k?o?to??i] ( listen); UK: , US: , or ), literally meaning "Capital City", is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan. It is most well known in Japanese history for being the former Imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years, as well as a major part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area.