On the far western edge of the Daitoku-ji complex, this sublime garden is one of the best in all Kyoto and it’s worth a special trip....
The two small Zen gardens in this subtemple of Daitoku-ji are elegant examples of 17th-century kare-sansui (dry landscape) style. Here...
Daitoku-ji is a separate world within Kyoto – a world of Zen temples, perfectly raked gardens and wandering lanes. It's one of the most...
A small traditional place not far from Funaoka Onsen, Kanei is the place to go if you’re a soba (buckwheat noodles) connoisseur – the...
Murasakino Imamiya-chō, Kita-ku · interesting places nearby
For over 300 years, Kazariya has been specialising in aburi-mochi (grilled rice cakes coated with soya-bean flour) served with miso-dare (sweet-bean paste). It’s a nice place to go for some tea and a sweet after exploring the grounds of Daitoku-ji.