List Of Travel Guide
Recommended tour courses for different preferences and tourist sites are updated here.
Cool down at a Japanese café with chilly sweets
Summer in Kyoto is known for its severe heat and humidity. But don’t worry, chilled Japanese sweets will cool you down. Parfait, shaved ice, jelly-like dumpling containing sweet red bean paste inside... Try as many varieties as you can!
Spiritual sites for women’s happiness
There are many temples and shrines in Kyoto that are particularly worshipped by women as they have a female deity and thus give special benefits to women. Here are seven especially popular places for better luck and happiness.
Little and lovely “Kyoto Paper Items”
During the Heian period (794-1185), when the national capital was set in Kyoto, there was an official paper-manufacturing center set in the imperial court. Today, there are many paper specialty stores in the city where a number of pretty and cute items are available ranging from lovely cards, little envelopes, and letter sets. Here are some recommended stores to get something nice for yourself and someone special.
EAST AREA WEST AREA CENTRAL AREA
Must-try sweets for a Kyoto summer
Silky smooth texture, chilling your mouth and cool beauty as it appears – There are certain kinds of sweets that you must not miss if visiting Kyoto during summer months.
Experience the taste of exclusive restaurants for a reasonable price
Certain high-class restaurants may be beyond some visitor’s budget, but many famous establishments offer a reasonably priced lunch. Sample their exclusive tastes!
Relax and enjoy a “Kyoto-style” tea break
From authentic Japanese sweet stores to up-and-coming western patisserie, there are a wide variety of places where you can relax and enjoy a “Kyoto-style” tea break.
EAST AREA CENTRAL AREA
Casual dining places in Kyoto: Japanese dishes
No travel to Kyoto is complete without delicious Japanese meals. Actually there is no need to spend much for exquisite Japanese cuisine since there are a number of casual yet great lunch places all around the city. You will be surprised at how delicious and reasonably priced their dishes are, cooked by chefs using their skills in Kyoto cuisine.
Enjoy real “kappo” Japanese-style cooking using fresh ingredients
Kyoto ITOYA Hotel
Newly opened stylish designer’s hotel on Karasuma Street
Tabata Senshoku Bijutsu Kenkyusho
Yuzen artist creating modern Yuzen textiles with a combination of tradition and their own creativity
Shrines & Temples
Honorary hall where works by prominent artists are collected