To enjoy the finest Kyoto-style sushi, Izuu (いづう) should be your next stop in Kyoto`s Gion district.
Sweets are the souvenir, or omiyage in Japanese, of choice from Japan and especially from Kyoto.
In one of my previous articles I already had the chance to explore Kobe’s stunning atmosphere, vast heritage and endless natural beauty with our readers, and now the time has come for one of Kobe’s neighbourhoods which I felt deserved attention on its own right.
Valentine’s Day, that crazy time of the year when men around to world rush to department stores and chocolatiers to find that one piece of sweet their (prospective) girlfriend or wife will adore.
With an impressive name as “The Temple of the Peaceful Dragon”, Ryoanji has quite something to live up to. And so it does, this famous World Heritage Site with Zen garden in the northwestern corner of Kyoto easily rivals its most impressive foreign religious counterparts, such as Stonehenge.
Some of you might have already found this video featuring two of Nakatanidou staff members preparing Japan’s delicious rice cakes, mochi, at an incredible speed.
On the edge of the oldest geisha district in Kyoto—Kamishichiken—lies Kitano Tenmangu Shrine dedicated to the god of learning as well as the scholar and politician Sugawara Michizane.