Things to do in Kyoto, Japan

Visitors looking at the Hojo garden.
2015.11.08
The most noble temple in Japan “Nanzen-ji Temple”, has more to offer than just gardens!
“Nanzen-ji Sanmon” is one of the three largest gates in Japan, at a height of 22 meters! Once you step inside the Nanzen-ji precinct, the large san
Rice cake
2015.11.04
The very delicious and vegetarian-friendly "Demachi Futaba” rice cake, available only in Kyoto.
These fresh and tasty rice cakes are only available in Kyoto! There are many tasty foods in Kyoto; Kyoto Obanzai, Kyo-dsuke, famous Kyoto pickles,
2015.10.26
【AUTUMN】Our recommended route for a day trip to Kyoto’s Mt. Arashiyama, famous for its autumn foliage!(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/juHczgHZttM We’ll show you the colors of autumn, Japan’s most beautiful season. Following the “Higashiyama Collection”, We’ll intro
Autumn foliage in Higashiyama
2015.10.22
【AUTUMN】Enjoy Kyoto's autumn foliage in a day! "Mt.Higashiyama"
https://youtu.be/kqGnQzHofcI A: First up is Tofuku-ji, the most famous location for autumn leaves in Kyoto Tofuku-ji was built in the year 1236 an
2015.09.12
10 minutes away from Fushimi Inari Taisha: These are too good to tell anybody about! The beloved sake and tasty food of Fushimi, Kyoto!
Enjoy Kyoto’s cuisine at the sake brewery,“Tori-sei”! It’s a restaurant that serves chicken dishes and sake. Since 1976, people in Kyoto have kno
Amanohashidate
2015.08.20
Swim and Have fun at Amanohashidate Beach, One of the Three Best Scenic Views in Japan!
Enjoy a rare setting in Japan Amanohashidate is said to be built by gods as a bridge to heaven. If you are in Kyoto, a little tired of the usual temp
The couple in Yukata.
2015.08.17
【SUMMER】How to enjoy “Yukata” in Japan
Yukata is a typical kind of Kimono, worn during the summer. It used to be called yukata-bira, which were an undergarment noble people in the Heian per
Senbon-torii gate
2015.08.03
A former Miko will guide you through the most popular destination among foreign visitors, “Fushimi Inari-taisha” !
The trip to Fushimi Inari-taisha starts at the moment when you get off the train. As a former Miko (shrine maiden), I’d like to introduce the most po
Gion
2015.07.16
On the 12th of July, I watched“Hikisome”, preparation for Gion Festival in Shijokarasuma, Kyoto.(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/xLfI5dqi7ts You can get a great view around Shijo-karasuma station. Hi, it’s Guri from Tadaima Japan. I visited Kyoto where Gion Ma
Yamahoko parade
2015.07.10
Kyoto’s 1,100 year summer festival, the“Gion Matsuri”(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/iUN61gtTeJk Gion Matsuri, in hopes for good health The summer has finally arrived! Gion Matsuri is held in Kyoto, again! The sound
It’s handy and smart! Kaishi-paper, sanitary etiquette for adults
2015.06.29
It’s handy and smart! Kaishi-paper, sanitary etiquette for adults
Kaishi-paper, a folded piece of paper tucked inside the front of a kimono. When eating traditional Japanese sweets, have you ever seen them served
2015.03.13
It’s ends March 15th, so don’t miss this last chance to experience Kyoto’s elegance during “Hanatouro,” an evening illumination festival with flowers.
”Hanatouro” is a new seasonal tradition in Kyoto Higashiyama During this event you can see temples/shrines and streets in the area ill
2014.07.31
Purify your mind at a Zen temple: A stay at Rokuo-in
Our temple offers accommodation exclusively for women, so you can feel comfortable staying even on your own. Rokuo-in is located near Togetsu-kyo
2014.06.28
Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre
【Photo by Yuri Suzuki】 The oldest theater in Japan built in the birthplace of Kabuki Kabuki started about 400 years ago and the drama-dance ar
2014.06.26
Wagashi (Traditional Japanese confectionery often served with tea)
Video You can experience making Wagashi! Wagashi is found all over Japan and is unique to each location. 400 years ago in Kyoto and Edo (now