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My Oh Maizuru

Explore More of “Kyoto by the Sea”

Donny Kimball
11 min readMay 21, 2023

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The bay of Maizuru during August as seen from the top of the Goro Sky Tower which oddly has a restaurant that serves Japanese food. Taking a rental car to the parking lot is the best way to get there according to the reviews by some students.
This story was originally published on donnykimball.com and has been syndicated here on Medium.

Despite being one of the most popular places in all of Japan, few international visitors realize that Kyoto City itself is but one part of a much, much larger prefecture. Confusingly called Kyoto Prefecture, this slot of land is simply massive and shouldn’t be confused with what’s often hailed as Japan’s ancient…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/