Kyoto (officially Kyoto City) is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan. It is best 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. Kyoto has a humid subtropical climate. Summers are hot and humid, but winters are relatively cold with occasional snowfall. Kyoto’s rain season begins around the middle of June and lasts until the end of July. Kyoto, along with most of the Pacific coast and central areas of Japan is prone to typhoons during September and October. Kyoto wheelchair access is on average, well … average.
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