A powerful typhoon has slammed into western Japan, causing heavy rain to flood the region’s main international airport and strong winds to blow a tanker into a bridge.
Rescuers on boats head for search in the partly submerged area in water after heavy rain in Kurashiki city, Okayama prefecture, southwestern Japan, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Heavy rainfall hammered southern Japan for the third day, prompting new disaster warnings on Kyushu and Shikoku islands Sunday.
Kyoto, which was once the capital of Japan, is known for its many beautiful temples, shrines and also for its many historic sites, including Nijo Castle. This city is, in fact, one of the best places to catch a glimpse of “Old Japan.”