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Pokemon Center in Kyoto

Pokemon Center in Kyoto

Kyoto is known for a number of historical and cultural properties, and so there are many tourists from all over the world visiting Kyoto throughout...

Kyoto Autumn Colors in Nison-in Temple

Kyoto Autumn Colors in Nison-in Temple

I visited an old temple located in Sagano district in Kyoto to observe autumn colors. I thought it would be a bit too early for color changes, but...

Rare Torched Bonito Salad

Rare Torched Bonito Salad

Now is the time for Bonito - a kind of Tuna which is in season in spring and autumn. In spring, Bonito is usually leaner, but in autumn, the meat is...

Walking in Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

Walking in Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

I visited Kyoto Gyoen National Garden the other day. The weather was not very nice, but I thoroughy enjoyed walking in the garden where Kyoto...

New Places to See

Nishiki Market

Nishiki Market

More than 95% of tourists visit this market Nishiki Market has been in central district of Kyoto for more than 1000 years. It would be a small area...

Koryu-Ji Temple

Koryu-Ji Temple

The Oldest Temple in Kyoto I think this temple is usually quiet throughout the year. Maybe the reason is that the temple has not proactively...

New Restaurants

Trattoria M Kyoto

Trattoria M Kyoto

Stylish Trattoria in Mercure Kyoto Hotel near JR Kyoto Station Mercure Hotel Kyoto was open only about a year ago (September, 2020). Mercure is one...

Tako Nyudo

Tako Nyudo

Local Favorite Izakaya in Kiyamachi Area One of my most favorite restaurants in Kyoto is "Tako Nyudo" (= Octopus Monster) located in "Kiyamachi" St....

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