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Kyoto was founded in 794 as the capital of Japan.  It was laid out on a grid with an east and west market area.  The east market has changed a bit over the past 1,300 years.  Now the shopping street is covered with a skylight, but the shops are still small and the service is still very personal.
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Kyoto was founded in 794 as the capital of Japan. It was laid out on a grid with an east and west market area. The east market has changed a bit over the past 1,300 years. Now the shopping street is covered with a skylight, but the shops are still small and the service is still very personal.