Welcome to the former capital of Japan; the cultural and historical heart of the nation. Kyoto is one of the most rewarding destinations where you can immerse yourself in the intricacies of Japanese culture: stay in a traditional ryokan, visit sublime Zen gardens, and colorful Shinto shrines, take a glimpse of graceful geisha, dip in a rejuvenating onsen, and indulge the refined multi-course kaiseki cuisine. Deserving of its popularity among tourists, Kyoto is truly one of a kind.

Destinations

Kyoto’s natural scenes and cultural heritages–shrines, temples, and palaces, are spread out over several districts: Northern, Western, Eastern, Southern, Kyoto Station Area, and Central Kyoto. Click on each area to see what’s more!

Northern Kyoto

Contains several of Kyoto's most important sights like Kinkakuji Temple and Ryoanji

Western Kyoto

Home to the famous Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and countless temples

Eastern Kyoto

Well-preserved historic districts such as Higashiyama and Gion

Southern Kyoto

House to Kyoto's ultimate torii, Fushimi Inari, and other acclaimed temples

Kyoto Station Area

Kyoto's main entry; a major transport hub & shopping district

Central Kyoto

Site of Nijo Castle, Imperial Palace and everything in the middle of Kyoto

Kiyomizu Temple

Pure Water Temple; one of the most celebrated Buddhist temples

We arrange a wide array of meal choices for you, from Japanese traditional set meals, all you can eat, to local and seasonal specialties. Join us in exploring the taste of Japan!

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Different regions have their own traditional recipes and agricultural farming system. Many of the regional dishes can only be tasted in the original area they came from.

Kaiseki Ryori

A multi-course haute cuisine consisting of a sequence of delicacies, with sakizuke (appetizer), nimono (a soup/simmered dish), mukozuke (a sashimi dish), hassun (a dish made with seasonal ingredients), yakimono (a grilled dish), hanmono (a rice dish) and a dessert. It emphasizes subtle flavors and local and seasonal ingredients.

Yudofu

The simple but elegant dish contains only three ingredients—water, kombu seaweed for flavoring, and silken tofu that is renowned for its smooth, creamy texture and fresh, clean flavor. Hot tofu is served with a light soy sauce-based dipping sauce alongside condiments, such as yuzu or freshly sliced scallions.

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Experience

Whether this is your first time visiting, or returning, make sure to participate in these unique activities, that cannot be done elsewhere!

Kimono Wearing

Traditionally used with obi and accessories such as zori sandals and tabi socks, kimono is still worn by Japanese today to funerals, weddings, and other formal events. Wander around the street of Kyoto in Japanese traditional dress, kimono. Better yet, go for the full experience of becoming a maiko/geisha with proper makeup and hairstyling.

Jinrikisha

The word jinrikisha (人力車 jin = human,  riki = power or force,  sha = vehicle), which literally means "human-powered vehicle". This transportation was invented as early as the 19th century. Experience traveling like true locals in this ancient "taxi" with guides who are eager to introduce you to must-visit destinations.

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Recommended Hotels

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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

Dormy Inn Premium Kyoto Ekimae

Mercure Kyoto Station

Hotel Monterey Kyoto

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More Ideas

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