Entries Tagged as 'Kyoto'

水曜日, 1月 11th, 2012

Kyoto Gion Tempura Yasaka Endo

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Kyoto Gion Tempura Yasaka Endo

You can enjoy the freshest tempura in Kyoto Gion which is only available at the Yasaka Endo, a traditional store which has been open for 80 years. With Kyoto’s rare tea ceremony arbor styles, you can enjoy the atmosphere of Kyoto while enjoying Kyoto vegetables.

Within the restaurant there are counters and tatami style seating. On [...]

月曜日, 1月 9th, 2012

Kyoto Arashiyama tourist guide

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Kyoto Arashiyama tourist guide

Kyoto is one of the most famous tourist spots in Japan. There is an area called Rakusei, which is an area where a lot of world heritage is preserved and collected. Kinkaku temple, Arashiyama, Katsurarikyu, and Takao are some of the most famouse attractions, which draw both Japanese and foreign tourists year round..
Togetsukyo, a [...]

土曜日, 1月 7th, 2012

Gion Nishikawa vol.2

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Gion Nishikawa vol.2

Gion Nishikawa, which we introduced last year, has risen to two stars In the Michelin Guide Kyoto/Osaka/Kobe 2012.
This year we made a reservation before the Michelin announcement was made, however after the announcement, Gion Nishikawa seemed to have received a string of never ending phone calls requesting reservations.
The inside of the Gion Nishikawa has [...]

金曜日, 12月 23rd, 2011

Saihouji (Kokedera)

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Saihouji (Kokedera)

The Saihouji, which can be defined as a Buddhist pure land temple, is called Kokedera. Within the precincts of the temple there have been reports of over 100 different kinds of moss hanging moss. The green moss that is used in the garden further enhances the beauty of nature.

To pray at the Saihouji a reservation [...]

木曜日, 12月 22nd, 2011

Kyoto Rakunan Guide

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Kyoto Rakunan Guide

The Rakunan of Kyoto is located on the southern side of Kyoto station. Within the Uji area, where Uji Byodoin is in the center, and the area in which the Tofuku temple is the center, are the two main areas worth visiting.
This time we will introduce the areas where Tofuku temple is located at [...]

土曜日, 12月 3rd, 2011

Kiyomizu-dera Illumination 2011

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Kiyomizu-dera Illumination 2011

Still too early to see Fall Colored Leaves in Kyoto.It was also beautiful to visit Kiyomizu-dera.
Related Post: Kiyomizu-dera Illumination 2010

火曜日, 5月 31st, 2011

Finding Kyoto’s Charm Once Again

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Finding Kyoto’s Charm Once Again

In Kyoto, there are many famous tourist sights such as Kinkaku-ji, Kiyomizu-dera, and Ginkaku-ji. However, this time we will introduce another appealing spots that are close to the main sightseeing area. It will be nice to head to the other direction when the major places are crowded.
■Honen-in
The major sightseeing spot in Higashiyama are Ginkaku-ji [...]

日曜日, 4月 3rd, 2011

Kamogawa Night Photo

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Kamogawa Night Photo

金曜日, 3月 25th, 2011

Gion Nishikawa

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Gion Nishikawa

This is a Kyoto cuisine restaurant with a counter and three tatami rooms. It has a good Gion-like atmosphere and is located favorably in the Gion area, a little apart from the exciting Shijo Street. Their mackerel sushi and sesame tofu are particularly popular.
The Kyoto cuisine starts with hassun. It is beautifully arranged with [...]

土曜日, 2月 26th, 2011

Agiyao

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Agiyao

If you want to enjoy fresh fish in Kyoto, go to “Agiyao”. This restaurant will serve you with fresh seafood.
Appetizer: mizuna salad
Mizuna is one of a plant that have a mild mustard plant flavor. It has a unique smell.

Sashimi: spotted parrot fish, common Japanese conger(from the right)
Fish used in sashimi is carefully chosen by the [...]