Spend your January break studying the dynamics of Japanese culture at CIEE Kyoto. As the ancient capital of Japan, it remains the premier hub of traditional Japanese culture and attracts visitors from around the globe to its palaces, temples, museums, theaters, and excellent restaurants. Researchers and students are in good company, as Kyoto hosts dozens of top Japanese universities and several national research facilities.
SEE THE GOLDEN PAVILION
pass through the torii gates of the Fox Shrine, and gaze upon the Zen garden of Ryoanji Temple.
KYOTO WAS JAPAN’S CAPITAL FROM 794 TO 1868
today it is often called the “cultural capital” of Japan — because of its rich cultural, religious, and artistic traditions.
INDULGE IN GREEN TEA
either as a drink or green tea flavored pastries and desserts.
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