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Enjoy the greenery in Kyoto!

Enjoy the greenery in Kyoto!

April 9, 2019
Besides having a unique historical atmosphere, Kyoto is also a place filled with nature.
Let's go on a nature-filled trip this time by exploring the green side of Kyoto!
You can escape from the rush of everyday life and have a relaxing time there.

Have a "Kyoto Breakfast"

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"Inoda Coffee" is a long-established shop opened in 1940.
Before heading out to explore, start the day by having some coffee and food in this retro spot!

Kyoto Breakfast 1,200JPY

■Route
Kyoto
Train: Karasuma Line
Karasumaoike
Train: Tozai Line
Uzumasa-tenjingawa (Randen-tenjingawa)
Train: Keifuku Electric Railroad Arashiyama Line
40mins
Arashiyama

イノダコーヒ ポルタ支店(Inoda Coffee Porta)

Address 京都市下京区東塩小路町858-1
Directions 京都駅から徒歩3min
Business Hours 8:00-20:00(Mon-Thu,Sun)/8:00-20:30(Fri,Sat)

Bask in the greenery of Kyoto

Bask in the greenery of Kyoto
Chikurin-no-Michi (Path of Bamboo) is one of the representative sightseeing spots in Arashiyama.
Walk along the path and you will soon find yourself being surrounded by bamboos.
Take your time to feel the nature in this mysterious and tranquil area!

■Route
On foot
5 mins

嵯峨野竹林の道(Sagano Chikurin Road)

Address 京都市右京区嵯峨小倉山田淵山町
Directions 嵐山駅

Instagram-worthy coffee

Instagram-worthy coffee
Instagram-worthy coffee
Have you seen pictures of coffee in cups with a % mark on Instagram?
They actually come from a shop called "Arabica Kyoto Arashiyama".
You can enjoy the view of Mt. Arashi while having a cup of coffee there.
Don't forget to share your % cup on Instagram!

Café Latte 450JPY

■Route
Arashiyama
Train: Keifuku Electric Railroad Arashiyama Line
Uzumasa-tenjingawa (Randen-tenjingawa)
Train: Tozai Line
⇩27 mins
Nijojomae

アラビカ京都 嵐山(ARABICA Kyoto Arashiyama)

Address 京都府京都市右京区嵯峨天龍寺芒ノ馬場町3-47
Directions 嵐電嵐山駅 徒歩約5min JR嵯峨野線嵯峨嵐山駅 徒歩約15min 阪急嵐山線嵐山駅 徒歩約15min
Business Hours 8:00-18:00
Shop Holidays N/A

Get to know the history of Kyoto

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Nijojo Castle witnesses the rise and fall of the Tokugawa Clan.
Being a World Heritage Site, the Castle is one of the most representative castles of the history of Kyoto.

Admission 600 JPY

■経路
Nijojomae
Train: Kyoto Municipal Subway Tozai Line - Karasuma Line
⇩7 mins
Marutamach

二条城(Nijojo)

Address 京都市中京区二条通堀川西入二条城町541
Directions 二条城前駅すぐ
Business Hours 8:45-16:00
Phone Number 075-841-0096
Web Site URL http://www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp/bunshi/nijojo/

Have some Ochazuke (green tea over rice)!

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"Junidanya" serves Ochazuke in the original Kyoto's way.
The ingredients used change depending on the season, so you can have a chance to taste the different flavors of Kyoto depending on your time of visit!

Suzushiro 1,130JPY

■Route
On foot
3 mins

丸太町十二段家(Marutamach Jyunidanya)

Address 京都府京都市中京区烏丸丸太町西入
Directions 丸太町駅 徒歩1min
Business Hours 11:30-14:30 / 17:00-20:00
Shop Holidays Wed

A special space in the center of this ancient city

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Despite located in the city center, the nature-filled Kyoto Imperial Palace Park is a place that will make you think otherwise.
Enjoy your time there with trees that have stood for centuries!

■Route
Marutamachi
Train: Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line headed for Takeda
⇩4 mins
Shijo

京都御苑・京都御所(KYOTO GYOEN NATIONAL GARDEN・KYOTO IMPERIAL PALACE)

Address 京都府京都市上京区京都御苑3
Directions 市営地下鉄烏丸線今出川駅 徒歩3min 京阪神宮丸太町駅 徒歩15min
Business Hours Open for 24hours
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Web Site URL http://sankan.kunaicho.go.jp/guide/kyoto.html

Kyoto's popular Uji Matcha Café

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"Kyo-no-Charyo Fukujuen Kyoto" is an extremely popular tea shop in Kyoto that you must pay a visit to!
It may be a good idea to take a break there and enjoy with some sweet Uji Matcha!

Tamba Dainagon Zenzai (red bean soup with rice cake) 1,200JPY

■Route
Shijo
Train: Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line headed for Takeda
⇩3 mins
Kyoto

福寿園京都本店 京の茶寮(FUKUJUEN Kyoto Flagship Store)

Address 京都府京都市下京区四条通富小路角 福寿園京都本店2F
Directions 四条駅徒歩6min
Business Hours 11:00-19:00
Shop Holidays New year's day、Third Wednesday

Must-get souvenirs in Kyoto! Part 1

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"Honke Nishio Yatsuhashi" is the longest-running shop that serves Yatsuhashi, a cinnamon-flavored Kyoto confectionery in Japan.
Go grab some as souvenirs!

Yatsuhashi Nikki (12 pieces) 250JPY

■Route
On foot
1 min

本家西尾八ッ橋 八条口店(Honke Nishio Yatsuhashi Hachijoguchi)

Address 京都市下京区東塩小路高倉町8-3 JR京都駅 アスティロ-ド内1F
Directions 京都駅
Business Hours 9:00-21:00
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Must-get souvenirs in Kyoto! Part 2

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"Yojiya" is famous for its oil-blotting paper and is a make-up brand representative of Kyoto. You can find not only make-up, but also general merchandise, sweets and even café goods there!
It is definitely worth paying a visit to if you want to buy some Kyoto souvenirs!

Oil-blotting paper (a set of 5 sheets) 1,630JPY

■Route
On foot
3 mins

よーじや京都駅八条口コーナー(Yojiya Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi)

Address 京都府京都市下京区東塩小路高倉町8-3 JR京都駅
Directions 京都駅
Business Hours 9:00-20:00

You cannot miss the Nishin Soba, a Kyoto specialty!

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Nishin Soba is a local specialty in Kyoto.
Don't miss the chance to have a taste of it at "Matsuba", the founder of the dish!

Nishin Soba 1,300JPY

松葉 京都駅店(Matsuba Kyoto Station)

Address 京都府京都市下京区東塩小路高倉町8-3 京都駅2階新幹線コンコ-ス内
Directions 京都駅
Business Hours 8:30-20:30