The general consensus here is to split a short visit to Japan—I have ten non-travel days at the end of March, beginning of April—between Tokyo and Kyoto. Why Kyoto? Is it a Zen thing—the modernity of the former juxtaposed to the antiquity of the latter, a matter of balance, a form of modesty, like guessing at the answer to a question rather than refusing to answer at all--or will I be missing something important by staying in and around Tokyo for the duration? I have little interest in early Japanese wooden buildings and none at all in organized religion (all though, were I to find religion at this late date Buddhism would probably be its form). What will I find in Kyoto that will make me glad that I packed my bags and caught a train?
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