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Nice day-trip to Ine town

Nice day-trip to Ine town

Last weekend, I visited Ine town, north-west of Kyoto, which faces The Sea of Japan. It took about a couple of hours to get there, but it was worth....

Quiet Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

Quiet Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

I walked through Arashiyama Bamboo Grove last weekend. It would be really crowded with tons of people before Covid-19 pandemic, but now (even on...

Heavy Rain Storm hit Kyoto !

Heavy Rain Storm hit Kyoto !

Photo saurceKyoto has been hit by a terrible rain storm these days. But the damages in Kyoto were not as big as those in adjacent prefectures such...

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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