Most travellers to Kyoto don’t venture beyond Ginkaku-ji when exploring the northern reaches of Higashiyama, but there are several other...
This shrine, dating from the 8th century, is a Unesco World Heritage Site. It is nestled in the fork of the Kamo-gawa and Takano-gawa...
This place, popular with Kyoto University students, dishes up creative variations on chicken, fish and meat. Most mains come with rice,...
Sakyō-ku, Tanakatakahara- chō 5 · interesting places nearby
Behind the blank white facade of Prinz, you’ll find a cafe-restaurant, gallery, bookshop, garden and library – a chic island of coolness in an otherwise bland residential neighbourhood. You can sit at the counter and request music from the CDs that line the walls. The lunch set usually includes a light assortment of Western and Japanese dishes, generally on the healthy side of things. Coffee starts at ¥300. All in all, this is a very interesting stop while you’re in the northeast part of town.