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Go back in time in Kyoto at this exceptional new luxury hotel

Updated May 23 2024 - 9:09am, first published May 13 2024 - 5:00pm

Timeless temples, placid lakes, storybook bridges and geishas with bright-coloured wagasas (umbrellas) heading to secret liaisons ... Kyoto is one of the most esoteric cities in the world. And with the recent opening of Six Senses hotel - the luxury hospitality group's first outpost in Japan - you can experience that esotericism right in your room. Located in the historic quarter of Higashiyama, where narrow lanes wind their way through wooden houses and lantern-lit shrines, the hotel is home to 81 guestrooms - from entry-level King rooms to suites with their own Japanese gardens.

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