Travel Guide

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Shisen-do Temple

    Autumn leaves location recommended by Kyoto's best photographer

    Mizuno is highly regarded as the most well-known and excellent photographer who has captured the beauty of Kyoto including its scenery, architecture and gardens.  He recommends that it’s best to sit when appreciating autumn leaves.  Here are some lesser-known locations he is particularly fond of where visitors can sit and enjoy the colors.

    udonnoodle

      Must-try prestigious udon noodle restaurants

      One of Kyoto’s must-try food items is udon noodles.  The combination of silky noodles and savory broth is incomparable.  Here are seven especially must-try udon noodle restaurants in Kyoto, all of which serve their own original and excellent udon noodle dishes.

      cafeviolon

        Recommended café for breakfast in Kyoto

        It worth getting up early while you are staying in Kyoto and go out to look for a nice breakfast place.  There are many places in the city, from long-time popular café to newly open bakery, that offer delicious breakfast.  A reasonable set of drink and bread, fluffy pancakes, or freshly cooked silky rice…  Start a new day in Kyoto with delicious breakfast.

        Experience true Washoku in Kyoto

          Experience true Washoku in Kyoto

          In 2013, UNESCO newly selected “washoku (Japanese cuisine)” as one of their world heritage lists.  Here are eight restaurants that must not be missed offered proudly by Kyoto to the world.

          shisendothumnail

            The best scenery of autumn tints in Kyoto Vol.1

            In autumn, the whole city of Kyoto is beautifully colored by red and yellow leaves. Here we collected Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples renowned as best spots of autumn tints in Kyoto. It is highly recommended to visit these sites when you come to Japan in fall.
             
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            "The Best Scenery of Autumn Tints in Kyoto Vol.2"

            kifunethumnail

              The best scenery of autumn tints in Kyoto Vol.2

              In autumn, the whole city of Kyoto is beautifully colored by red and yellow leaves. Here we collected Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples renowned as best spots of autumn tints in Kyoto. It is highly recommended to visit these sites when you come to Japan in fall.
               
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              "The Best Scenery of Autumn Tints in Kyoto Vol.1" 

              l'embellirkyoto

                Café and restaurants near the Kyoto National Museum

                It is not surprising fact that there are many café and restaurants in Kyoto where visitors can appreciate fine art and furniture as well as drinks and meals.  Visitors are blessed with opportunities to enjoy excellent art wherever they go in Kyoto.  One of the worth going places is the Kyoto National Museum, and also don’t forget to stop by one of the nice cafés or restaurants nearby.

                RAAK

                  Cool and modern Japanese items born in Gion

                  Cool and unique items originating from a combination of tradition and contemporary sense attract people who like to discover something new.  A pouch made with antique fabric, ceramic wares by popular artists, pop design wrapping cloth and more.

                  ajiko

                    Must-try take-away items [Gion]

                    From Kyoto-standard tastes to the items of newly opened chocolatiers and boulangeries, here are promising delicacies, both old and new, from Kyoto which will satisfy any gourmet. 

                    okaru

                      Which is your favorite restaurant for the late-evening meal?

                      Maiko (apprentice geiko) work until late and of course become hungry by the end of their day.  Here are several secret recommendations from the maiko in Gion Kobu of places you can find satisfaction in the late evening with delicious and healthy dishes in Gion.

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