Myōshin-ji is a separate world within Kyoto, a walled-off complex of temples and subtemples that invites lazy strolling. The subtemple...
A superb subtemple of Myōshin-ji, Shunkō-in is run by a monk who has studied abroad and who has made it his mission to introduce...
Tōei Uzumasa Movie Village
In the Uzumasa area, Tōei Uzumasa Movie Village is a rather touristy affair. It does, however, have some re-creations of Edo-period...
Locals line up for the tofu lunch sets at this famous restaurant across from Kitano Tenman-gū. Set meals usually include tofu, rice and...
Myoshin-ji-chō, Hanazono · interesting places nearby
This subtemple is in the southwestern corner of the grounds of Myōshin-ji. The karesansui (dry-landscape rock garden) depicting a waterfall and islands is well worth a visit.