Kyoto International Manga Museum
This fine museum has a collection of some 300,000 manga (Japanese comic books). Located in an old elementary school building, the museum...
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 is the only Korean teahouse we’ve ever seen in Japan. It’s a good place to go when you need a change from the creeping monoculture...
Mukade-ya is an atmospheric restaurant located in an exquisite machiya west of Karasuma-dōri. For lunch try the special bentō : two...
Aneyakōji-dōri, Takakura, Nakagyō-ku · interesting places nearby
Located in a large traditional merchant’s house, this kimono-shop-museum is a great place to learn about kimonos and the history of kimonos. You can also see the way part of the traditional building was converted into a Western-style building around the turn of last century (when Japan became fascinated with all things Western). There is an English brochure available.