This ranking is based on readers poll of the magazine with one million circulation.
This was a huge leap to the top from ninth place in the year before last, from fifth in the last year.
[source of a quote] http://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best-cities-2014-winners-list
It is very honored to be the top because the ranking is a total evaluation of the scenery, culture, food culture, etc..
Here are some photos of Kyoto.
Please, share if it make you feel like going to Kyoto.