Nakamura Tokichi (Honten)
If you are traveling to Kyoto, Nakamura Tokichi Honten should be on your list. Not only you can feast on delicious matcha treats, but also enjoy them in historical Kyoto settings.
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Eikan-do Zenrin-ji is a temple located in the Sakyo Ward of Kyoto. The temple is famous for its beautiful autumn color.
This Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect is located in the heart of the traditional city of Kyoto. To-ji Temple is best known for its five-story pagoda, the highest wooden tower in Japan. Founded in 796 under the supervision of Emperor Kammu, this temple has
Hirano Jinja Shrine
Located in northwest Kyoto, Hirano Shrine was established in the year 794 when the capital was transferred to Heian-kyo from Nagaoka-kyo. During the cherry blossom season, the shrine stays open until 8 pm.
A small coffee shop and art gallery just around the corner from Kiyomizu Gojo station. The shop was founded by Shin Nishibori, who is known for his work as a designer for Apple computers.
Tadasu no Mori Forest
Its trees have been famous throughout the Shimogamo Shrine's history. The delicate flowers of the plum trees and the aromatic blossoms of the cherry trees have inspired many visitors.
Katsukura (Sanjo Honten)
Katsukura is an expert on Tonkatsu (Breaded pork cutlet) taking pride in serving top quality pork loin and fillet cutlet. Traditional Kyoto cuisine sets are also available on the menu. The Kyoto-style interior of the restaurant is very tasteful and you can enj
Honke Owariya (Honten)
Owariya has a history that goes back over five hundred and forty years. It is the oldest noodle shop in Kyoto. Owariya is very popular with both locals and visitors for its soba noodles as well as soba confectioneries.
Cafe Bibliotic Hello!
Bibliotec Hello! is a cafe that serves a variety of light meals and all the usual café drinks. The owner’s large collection of books is on display which you can peruse while you relax with your food and drink.
Kennin-ji Temple is Kyoto's oldest Zen temple. Open to the public, it is nearby to the Gion district and is considered one of the so-called "five most important Zen temples of Kyoto". The monk credited with introducing Zen to Japan served as Kennin-ji's foundi
The Rokkakudo Temple is located southeast of the intersection of Karasuma and Sanjo streets in central Kyoto, and is formally known as Shiunzan Chohoji.
A casual yakitori restaurant that is beloved for its warm service and delicious grilled things-on-sticks.
Ninna-ji Temple is one of the many great temples in Kyoto which are listed as World Heritage Sites.
Ryoan-ji Temple (Kyoto)
This temple is the site of Japan's most famous rock garden, which attracts hundreds of visitors every day.
Myoshin-ji Temple (Taizo-in)
Located in the northwest of Kyoto, Taizo-in is the oldest sub-temple of the Myoshin-ji Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple.
Hyotei is known throughout Japan as the representative top-class Kyoto cuisine restaurant. It started as a teashop serving tea for people who visited Nanzen-ji Temple over 400 years ago.