Kameoka, Kyoto

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Kameoka Station under construction, 2008

Kameoka (亀岡市, Kameoka-shi) is a Japanese city in Kyoto Prefecture. It is in western Kyoto in a wide, flat valley.[1]

History[change | change source]

Kameoka city was built around a castle. It is in a rural area.

Development[change | change source]

The population of Kameoka city is about 90,000 people.

Special products found in Kameoka include Botan nabe and Matsutake.

Sister cities[change | change source]

Festivals[change | change source]

The Kameoka festival is held in the city from October 23rd to 25th every year. It is called the Gion Festival in Tamba, or Fall festival in Kameoka.[2]

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