5 Tips to Enjoy Your Visit to Yasaka Jinja Shrine

5 Tips to Enjoy Your Visit to Yasaka Jinja Shrine

5 Tips to Enjoy Your Visit to Yasaka Jinja Shrine   Yasaka Shrine, known as ‘Gion-san’, is located at the core of Gion district, Kyoto. The shrine grants so many types of  fortune, such as good luck, the well-being of the family, good marriage, success in business and so on. Having been loved by local people for a long time as well as tourists, the shrine is always crowded with people praying for fortunes.   No.1 The Two Gates The west gate, Seiroumon (西楼門), is that everyone might imagine when thinking…

5 Best Shrines in Kyoto

5 Best Shrines in Kyoto

5 Best Shrines in Kyoto   How many shrines do you think there are in Kyoto City? The answer is, about 800! Can you imagine how long it will take to visit all of them? From this vast number of shrines, we’ve picked up 5 must visit shrines for you.   No.1 Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine (伏見稲荷) Lately this has been the most visited site by foreign tourists, as it is well known for the Path of Thousand Torii Gates. The spectacular view of the range of vermillion gates is incomparable…

5 Best Temples in Kyoto

5 Best Temples in Kyoto

5 Best Temples in Kyoto Temples are one of the main objectives to visit Kyoto for most tourists. However, there are way too many temples to decide which ones to visit. Let’s check out our list of 5 (actually 6) must see temples!   No.1 Kiyomizu Temple Surely, there’s no one that doesn’t know this temple. Indeed, your trip is never completed unless you visit here. The panoramic view from the stage is breathtaking. It has different, beautiful sceneries depending on the time, and season. We especially recommend you to…

5 Best Japanese Cuisine Restaurants in Kyoto

5 Best Japanese Cuisine Restaurants in Kyoto

    Everyone knows that Kyoto is famous for its own style of cooking. There are tons of restaurants you can enjoy good Japanese cuisine in central Kyoto at reasonable price. On the other hand, Kyoto is full of fancy Japanese cuisine restaurants with Michelin stars such as, needless to say, Kikunoi and Kicho. Here are other recommended restaurants of Japanese cuisine!       No.1 Mizai (未在)   They have only 11 seats at the restaurant. And all the customers start at 6pm. Their beautifully arranged dishes are substantial…

5 best bars in kyoto

5 best bars in kyoto

  The night in Kyoto is long, and the downtown never sleeps. You can find bars literary everywhere in Kyoto, but here are our recommendations of bars which get high reputation from the local! Please check them out and we hope you enjoy your night life!       No.1 bar K-ya (K家)   The bar is formerly machiya, an old style of house in Kyoto. The dim light inside generates the atmosphere. Their seasonal cocktails using fresh fruits are really nice as well as their standard drinks. Here is…