Yu do-fu is one of Kyoto’s popular winter dishes.
Japan’s old capital is a wonderful mixture of traditional and modern, with sights and experiences for everyone.
TOKYO (NARITA) TO Kyoto
Things to Do in Kyoto
The Philosopher’s Walk is a stone path which follows the small canal between Ginkaku-ji Temple and Nanzen-ji Temple in eastern Kyoto.
Sometimes known as the ‘Kitchen of Kyoto’, Nishiki Food Market is a narrow 400m long shopping street lined by over one hundred shops and restaurants.
A landmark in western Kyoto for over 400 years, this wooden bridge spans the Katsura River in the historic Arashiyama district.
Located near Shijo Avenue between the Kamogawa River and Yasaka Shrine, Gion is the city’s historic entertainment district and is still the best place to have a chance of spotting a maiko or geisha.
A natural land bridge of white sands and green pine trees, according to legend it was created as a path to the heavens by the deity Izanagi-no-mikoto.
This is one of Japan’s most famous festivals, held in the Gion district during the whole of July.