From 794 to 1868, Kyoto has been the imperial capital of Japan and today is worldwide well-known for its graceful zen gardens and more than 2000 magnificently preserved Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Kyoto is still a capital in Japan for art and culture. For the first time in the city, Kyotographie International Photography Festival will create new synergies between the Kyoto’s history focused on culture, such as craftmanship, architecture and religion, with the traditional Japanese and contemporary trends in photography.
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