The site of Tenjin-San Market, one of Kyoto’s most popular flea markets, this shrine is a nice spot for a lazy stroll and the shrine...
This museum, housed in a Nishijin weaving factory, has impressive exhibits of Nishijin textiles. It’s more atmospheric and usually...
Kyoto's famed 'Golden Pavilion', Kinkaku-ji is one of Japan's best-known sights. The original building was built in 1397 as a retirement...
In the Kamishichiken geisha district, near the east gate of Kitano Tenman-gū, this intimate little cafe in an old machiya is a great...
Lonely Planet review
This market is held from dawn to dusk on the 25th of each month at Kitano Tenman-gū and marks the birthday (and coincidentally the death) of the Heian-era statesman Sugawara Michizane (845–903). It’s pleasant to explore the shrine before or after you do your shopping.