Museum of Kyoto
This museum is worth visiting if a special exhibition is on (the regular exhibits are not particularly interesting and don’t have much...
Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto
This one-room museum is filled with unexpected wonders. Frankly, we had no idea of the variety and complexity in the field of...
This cool little cafe always reminds us of a Melbourne coffee shop. It’s on the edge of the Downtown Kyoto shopping district and is a...
For a pleasant lunch downtown, try this unpretentious little restaurant located in an old Japanese house. The daily lunch special, which...
Tominokōji, Oike-sagaru · interesting places nearby
This is the place to go for delectable tempura. It offers table seating, but it’s much more interesting to sit and eat around the small counter and observe the chefs at work. It’s near Oike-dōri in a fine traditional Japanese-style building. Reservation required for tatami room; counter and table seating unavailable on Sunday.