This temple is hard to miss, with its giant camphor trees growing just outside the walls. Fortunately, most tourists march right on...
Miyako Messe & Fureai-Kan Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts
This multipurpose hall has excellent displays of Kyoto crafts. Exhibits include wood-block prints, lacquerware, bamboo goods and...
National Museum of Modern Art
This museum is renowned for its Japanese ceramics and paintings. There is an excellent permanent collection, which includes many pottery...
Kyoto Kanze Kaikan Nō Theatre
This is your best bet for performances of nō .
This place may look like a total dive but the food is reliable and authentic, as the crowds of Kyoto’s Chinese residents will attest....
Minami gawa, 1st fl, Higashiyama-Sanjō higashi-iru,Higashiyama-ku · interesting places nearby
Bamboo is one of Kyoto’s more approachable izakaya (Japanese pub-eatery). It’s on Sanjō-dōri, near the mouth of a traditional, old shopping arcade. You can sit at the counter here and order a variety of typical izakaya dishes, watching the chefs do their thing.