Kyoto is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture in the Kansai region. The city has been the capital of Japan for more than 1,000 years (from 794 to 1868), and called a variety of names through the centuries, Kyoto literally means “Capital City”.

The city has a population of 1.46 million, making it the ninth-most populous city in Japan. Moreover, it is one of the oldest municipalities and major tourist destination considered the capital of traditional culture and Buddishm.


The Uji Obaku Plaza of Kyoto University

The Uji Obaku Plaza is a remarkable facility located in the historic town of Uji, known for its cultural treasures such as the Byodoin Temple and Manpukuji Temple. This plaza serves as a hub for academic exchange, student support, industry-academia collaboration, and community engagement. Its purpose is to contribute to the development of education, research, academic culture, and social welfare at Kyoto University.


Uji Obaku Plaza, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan.

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