Best 5 Cherry Blossom Spots in Kyoto (Temple & Shrine)

Best 5 Cherry Blossom Spots in Kyoto (Temple & Shrine)

    Kyoto has many famous cherry blossom viewing spots such as Kiyomizu Temple. You enjoy the cherry blossoms not only in the day time but also at night, where the trees are beautifully illuminated. We are going to introduce best 5 cherry blossom spots (temple and shrine) you must visit in Kyoto.         No.1 Daigoji Temple     Daigoji Temple is famous place for cherry blossoms in Kyoto, where Hideyoshi Toyotomi held a cherry blossom party in the 16th century. There are beautiful weeping cherry trees…

Best 5 Cherry Blossoms Spots in Kyoto (Park & Walkway)

Best 5 Cherry Blossoms Spots in Kyoto (Park & Walkway)

    Kyoto has many cherry blossom spots. Not only cherry blossoms you see in the day time but also illuminated trees at night are very beautiful. We are going to introduce best 5 cherry blossom spots (park and walkway) you must visit in Kyoto.       No.1 Maruyama Park   Maruyama Park is the most famous park for cherry blossom spots. The symbol of the park in spring is a big weeping cherry tree which is illuminated at night. The park is next to Yasaka Shrine and get…

5 Most Interesting Activities to do in Kyoto

5 Most Interesting Activities to do in Kyoto

  As Kyoto is best known as the old capital, where Japanese traditions are most preserved, don’t you think this is a perfect place where you can immerse and experience a true Japanese culture? Here we would like to recommend you a 5 most interesting to do in Kyoto.         1.Kimono Walking Experience ~ A unique sightseeing experience   When speaking of Kyoto, people often have an image of a traditional city with people strolling around in Kimono, traditional Japanese dress. Though it is rare to spot…

Best 5 hotels you must stay in Kyoto

Best 5 hotels you must stay in Kyoto

    There are many selections of hotels and inns in Kyoto. Here we are going to introduce five recommendable hotels that would suit your luxury stay.             No.1 The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto   This newly built hotel is located in the center of Kyoto city. It received five stars rating in the Michelin Guide Kansai 2015. From the hotel, you can see beautiful views of Kamogawa River and Higashiyama mountains. In addition, you can also experience Japanese culture through various activities held by the hotel….

Nico Nico Super Conference, where virtual meets reality ~

Nico Nico Super Conference, where virtual meets reality ~

                   Overview     Nico Nico Super Conference is an event with the concept of reproducing “Nico Nico Video” live. In addition to Nico Nico Video user, there are also various exhibitors, Sumo, Pro-Wrestlers, Police, Self-Defense Forces, jumbling together to make a chaos event.                What is Nico Nico Video?      The word “Niconico” is a Japanese term meaning “to laugh” or “smile” while “Douga” denotes videos or movies. Niconico Douga is the No. 1 video community…

Nico Nico Super Conference

Nico Nico Super Conference

  Overview Nico Nico Super Conference is an event with the concept of reproducing “Nico Nico Video” live. In addition to Nico Nico Video user, there are also various exhibitors, Sumo, Pro-Wrestlers, Police, Self-Defense Forces, jumbling together to making a chaos event.   What is Nico Nico Video? The word “Niconico” is a Japanese term meaning “to laugh” or “smile” while “Douga” denotes videos or movies. Niconico Douga is the No. 1 video community site in Japan with a plethora of fun video content that’ll have you “niconico” in no…

Miyako Odori, Dances of the Capital ~

Miyako Odori, Dances of the Capital ~

               Overview     Miyako Odori is a traditional Japanese style dance show annually held in April. It is not only the traditional dance show, but also watch tea serving procedure by Geisha. You can also enjoy the traditional tea experience before the show (“Special Class Ticket” only).   The first show took place in 1872, soon after the Meiji Revolution. Nobuatsu Nagatani, Kyoto’s prefectural governor and vice governor, Masanao Makimura at that time had held an exhibition as a part of his policies to…

Updating Tokyo’s Fashion in TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION!

Updating Tokyo’s Fashion in TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION!

                 Overview       The Tokyo Girls Collection (TGC) is a semiannual fashion festival. Most of the models walking in TGC runway are the brands’ face. In fact, many of them are famous fashion models in Japan. The event is open not only to buyers and journalists, but also to the general public. It also incorporates live concerts by well-known artists. The clothes worn by the models can be purchased during the show-time from mobile application.              Event…

Be Maiko for a Day and Stroll through Kyoto in Beautiful Kimono !

Be Maiko for a Day and Stroll through Kyoto in Beautiful Kimono !

            Overview   Wouldn’t it be an awesome experience to dress up like a Maiko and walking in the classic street of Kyoto? It will make you enjoy the atmosphere of Kyoto even more. All the procedures such as full make-up, hair styling, and Kimono dressing, will be done by professional shop. Maiko Experience is a unique way to enjoy wearing traditional dress and sightseeing in the historical district at the same time.   ** Maiko is female performer of singing, dancing, playing musical instruments…