On the far western edge of the Daitoku-ji complex (you may have to ask directions to find it), this sublime garden is one of the best in...
The two small Zen gardens in this subtemple of Daitoku-ji are elegant examples of 17th-century karesansui (dry-landscape rock garden)...
Daitoku-ji is a separate world within Kyoto – a world of Zen temples, perfectly raked gardens and wandering lanes. It is one of the most...
A small traditional place not far from Funaoka Onsen, Kanei is the place to go if you’re a soba (thin brown buckwheat noodles)...
Kita-ku, Murasakino Imamiya-chō · interesting places nearby
For more than 300 years, Kazariya has been specialising in aburi-mochi (grilled rice cakes coated with soya-bean flour) and 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.