The Adashino Nenbutsu Temple in Kyoto is dedicated to the memory of individuals who have died without family members to remember them.
If someone asked you what sake was, could you answer the question? Sure, most folks would be able to come up with the fact that’s it’s a drink from Japan, but do you actually know what sake is? What it’s made of? Not beer, not wine, sake is a Japanese alcoholic drink made from fermented rice, yeast and water. It’s just as much a part of life in Kyoto as wine is a part of life in the Napa Valley. You learn with each sip, but just like wine tasting, the education has delicious perks.
Kyoto ranks as one of the best places to live in the world. The city’s awe-inspiring history juxtaposes modern amenities in a way that makes visitors want to stay forever.