Camellia Tea Experience
Camellia is a superb place to try a simple Japanese tea ceremony. It's located in a beautiful old Japanese house just off Ninen-zaka,...
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...
Gion is the famous entertainment and geisha quarter on the eastern bank of the Kamo-gawa. While Gion’s true origins were in teahouses...
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 branch of Kyoto’s famed Omen noodle chain is the best place to stop while exploring the Southern Higashiyama district. It’s in a...
349 Masuya chō, Kōdai-ji, Higashiyama-ku · interesting places nearby
At Kasagi-ya, on Sannen-zaka near Kiyomizu-dera, you can enjoy a nice cup of matcha (powdered green tea) and a variety of sweets. This funky old wooden shop has atmosphere to boot and friendly staff – which makes it worth the wait if there’s a queue. It’s hard to spot – you may have to ask one of the local shop owners.