Yoshimine-dera is a temple of the Tendai school of Buddhism in the western ward of Nishikyō-ku, in Kyoto. It is built on the western hills overlooking the city. It was founded in 1029 by Gensan. The main image is a statue of thousand-armed Kannon. [Wikipedia]
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..
Ex Cafe, also known as Ickx Cafe, is an art-filled eatery and is nestled along a side street of Arashiyama. Serving up delectable..
At Saga Tofu Ine in Arashiyama, yuba and tofu are served in many different ways. Some dishes are roasted, some are boiled, and some..
Yamazaki distillery (山崎蒸溜所, Yamazaki jōryūsho) is a Japanese whisky distillery located in Shimamoto, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Opened in 1923, a..
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 Katsura Imperial Villa, or Katsura Detached Palace, is a villa with associated gardens and outbuildings in the western suburbs of Kyoto, Japan. It..