Kawai Kanjirō Memorial Hall
This small memorial hall is one of Kyoto’s most commonly overlooked little gems. The hall was the home and workshop of one of Japan’s...
Ninen-zaka & Sannen-zaka
Just downhill from and slightly to the north of Kiyomizu-dera, you will find one of Kyoto’s loveliest restored neighbourhoods, the...
An important Buddhist pilgrimage stop, this temple was founded in 963 by Kūya Shōnin, who carved an image of an 11-headed Kannon and...
Bar Main Higashiyama
This slick and elegant bar in the Garden Oriental complex, right in the heart of the Southern Higashiyama sightseeing district, is a...
This super-casual cafe on Higashiōji, just down the hill from the main Southern Higashiyama sightseeing district, is a great place for a...
4-190-3 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku · interesting places nearby
Sobadokoro Shibazaki information
For excellent soba noodles and well-presented tempura sets (among other things) in the area of Kiyomizu-dera, try this comfortable and spacious restaurant. After your meal, head upstairs to check out the sublime collection of Japanese lacquerware. Look for the low stone wall and the noren curtains hanging in the entryway.