The Katsura Imperial Villa, or Katsura Detached Palace, is a villa with associated gardens and outbuildings in the western suburbs of Kyoto, Japan. It is one of Japan's most important large-scale cultural treasures. [Wikipedia]
A reservation is required to visit the Katsura Imperial Villa.
Finding a great place to stay in any city is always a challenge. But nestled on a quiet street a brief walk from Kyoto Station,..
I have been to Kyoto a dozen times, but it is only now when it has sunk in, as to what this place is all is about.
On a budget? Want to meet people? Looking for a convenient home base in Kyoto? This is it!
Miyako Soba is a small restaurant located in Saiinkozanjicho, just across by McDonald's near Saiin Station. It is well pri..
The names given to Wagashi are invariably connected with nature and the changing seasons.
Nishiki is a fine restaurant on the Katsura River in the Arashiyama area of Kyoto. It is a fine place to enjoy Kawadoko Ryori in..
The Saihoji Temple was founded during the Nara period, about 1300 years ago, by the priest Gyōki at the request of the Emperor Shōmu, along with for..
The Kyoto Railway Museum opened to the public on April 29, 2016, and is an opportunity to experience Japan's progress in modernization through its..
Kyoto Aquarium is located on the edge of Umekoji Park near Kyoto Station. The aquarium features 9 zones including penguins, seals and dolphin shows.