Located high on a thickly wooded mountain, Kurama-dera is one of the few temples in modern Japan that still manages to retain an air of...
One of the few onsen within easy reach of Kyoto, Kurama Onsen is a great place to relax after a hike. The outdoor bath has fine views...
Jakkō-in sits on the opposite side of Ōhara from the more famous Sanzen-in. It’s reached by a very pleasant walk through a quaint ‘old...
Yōshūji serves superb shōjin-ryōri in a delightful old Japanese farmhouse with an irori (open hearth). The house special, a sumptuous...
252 Honmachi, Kurama · interesting places nearby
Just down the steps from the main gate of Kurama-dera, this classic old-style shokudō (all-round restaurant) reminds us of what Japan was like before it got rich. The sansai teishoku (¥1750) is a delightful selection of vegetables, rice and soba topped with grated yam.