Kyoto National Museum
The Kyoto National Museum is Kyoto premier art museum and plays host to the highest level exhibitions in the city. It was founded in...
This superb temple’s name refers to the 33 sanjūsan (bays) between the pillars of this long, narrow building. The building houses 1001...
About five minutes’ walk east of Higashi Hongan-ji, this garden is a nice green island in a vast expanse of concrete. While it’s not on...
We love this cosy and cool underground retreat below the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, one of Kyoto's best hotels. It's worth a visit just to...
Try this classic little restaurant for its ever-changing set lunch – usually simple Japanese home-style cooking. Dishes might include a...
290 Kamihorizume-chō, Sayamachi-dōri, Shōmen sagaru · interesting places nearby
This organic vegetarian restaurant serves a sublime vegetarian obanzai (Kyoto home-style cooking) set. The post-and-beam construction of the place and the friendly owner are added attractions. The problem is that the restaurant keeps somewhat irregular hours and the obanzai is not always available. Get a Japanese speaker to call and check before trekking here. It’s opposite Shōmen-yu sento (public bath).