Kyoto International Manga Museum
This fine museum has a collection of some 300,000 manga (Japanese comic books). Located in an old elementary school building, the museum...
Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto
This one-room museum is filled with unexpected wonders. Frankly, we had no idea of the variety and complexity in the field of...
Museum of Kyoto
This museum is worth visiting if a special exhibition is on (the regular exhibits are not particularly interesting and don’t have much...
Café Bibliotec HELLO!
As the name suggests, books line the walls of this cool cafe located in a converted machiya (traditional Japanese town house). You can...
35-1 Matsuya-chō, Nijō-dōri, Higashinotoin, higashi-iru · interesting places nearby
Named for Yoramu, the Israeli sake expert who runs it, this place is highly recommended for anyone who wants an education in sake (sake tasting sets cost from ¥1200). It’s very small and can only accommodate a handful of people. By day, it’s a soba restaurant.