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...
Museum of Kyoto
This museum is worth visiting if a special exhibition is on (the regular exhibits are not particularly interesting and don’t have much...
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.