This temple is hard to miss, with its giant camphor trees growing just outside the walls. Fortunately, most tourists march right on...
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...
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...
Kyoto Kanze Kaikan Nō Theatre
This is your best bet for performances of nō .
Au Temps Perdu
Overlooking the Shirakawa Canal, just across the street from the National Museum of Modern Art, this tiny indoor/outdoor French-style...
144 Nishi-machi, Sanjō-dōri, Jingū-michi nishi-iru, Higashiyama-ku · interesting places nearby
Oshokujidokoro Asuka information
With an English menu, and a staff of friendly Kyoto mama-sans who are at home with foreign customers, this is a great place for a cheap lunch or dinner while sightseeing in the Higashiyama area. The tempura mori-awase (assorted tempura set) is a big pile of tempura for only ¥1000. Look for the red lantern and pictures of the set meals.