The Kyoto Shimbun

Founded in 1879, The Kyoto Shimbun began publication from the birthplace of Japanese culture, Kyoto. Today, coverage includes both Kyoto and the Shiga region, home to Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan. From traditional entertainment and culture dating back a thousand years, temples, shrines, and tourism, to the latest economic updates, environment and science news, The Kyoto Shimbun continues to deliver a variety of stories for a global readership.