By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies.
See our privacy policy for more information. This site uses machine translation, so content is not always accurate. Please note that translated content may differ from the original English page.

Insider Blog

Enhance your trip with these hard-to-find tips and tricks while you explore Kyoto

  • Category

  • Archive

  1. Looking Forward to Next Year's Gion Matsuri Festival – A Father & Son's Insider Story on the Festival Float's Musical Tradition

  2. Renewing Kyoto Sightseeing for the Age of Sustainability! Facilities Working Towards the SDGs and Kyoto City's Project

  3. Hospitality in the COVID Era - 2: Kyoto’s Shinto Shrine, Kyoto Cuisine Restaurant & Rickshaws

  4. Hospitality in the COVID Era - 1: Kyoto City's Theater, Bike Rental Shop,and the City Bus

  5. Kyoto's Promise: Enhance Your Well-Being

  6. Enjoying Kyogashi, the Traditional Sweets of Kyoto

  7. At This Museum, You Can See and Experience Kyoto’s Traditional Crafts up Close

  8. A Muslim Kyoto Resident Shares Her “Favorite Kyoto”

  9. Insider Tips for a Respectful Visit to Kyoto

  10. Kyoto Confidential

  11. Cherry-Picked Sakura Spots on the Edges of Kyoto

  12. Four Shopping Gems in Kyoto

  13. What's so Great About Kyoto Anyway? We Asked a Touring Brit What He Loves About the Area

  14. Ultimate Indulgence Expeditions (Part 1: Wellness)

  15. Ultimate Indulgence Expeditions (Part 2: Gastronomy)

  16. Ultimate Indulgence Expeditions (Part 3: Sample Itinerary)

  17. How to Visit the Main Attractions in Kyoto in Three Days with Kansai Area Pass

  18. Experience Time Travel at Jidai Matsuri (Festival of Ages)

  19. Fushimi: A Town Just Waiting for You to Stroll Through It with Someone

  20. The Bamboo Forest of Nishikyo-ku

  21. Young Stewards of Kyoto’s Ryokan: Momoka Matsui

  22. Young Stewards of Kyoto’s Ryokan: Noriko Mabuchi

  23. Young Stewards of Kyoto’s Ryokan: Masayo Ono

  24. 6 Hidden Spots to Visit in the Saga Arashiyama Area

  25. A Night of Luxury & Culture with Kyoto’s Geiko & Maiko

  26. The Best Photo Spots in Kyoto You’ve Never Heard Of

  27. Things to do in the Fushimi Area

  28. Muslim Friendly Sightseeing Around Kyoto

  29. Kyoto Nightlife: Local Bars and Nighttime Strolls to Enjoy!

  30. Start Your Morning with a Kyoto Breakfast: Kyoto Cafés and more!

  31. The World of Japanese Painting with Ayuko Sadaie

  32. The Nijo-jo Castle English Guided Tour

  33. Cycling in Kyoto & Rental Bicycles

  34. Get the Most out of your Subway + Bus Pass: One Day of Sightseeing in Kyoto!

  35. An Adventure for the Entire Family: The Kyoto City Zoo

  36. Eating Vegan & Vegetarian in Kyoto

  37. Getting Around in Kyoto: Kyoto Subway, Buses, and Sightseeing Passes!

  38. Kyoto Souvenirs You Can't Leave Without!

  39. Weather in Kyoto: When is the best time to visit?

  40. Rakusai: A Pilgrimage to the Green of Western Kyoto

  41. Kyoto's Historical Textile District

  42. Eastern Kyoto’s Treasure Trove of Living Traditions

  43. Ohara: Tranquil Getaway to the North of Kyoto

  44. The Deep Mountains of Kyoto

  45. Escape to the Outdoors in Takao

  46. Kyoto Craftmanship - Foods -

  47. Kyoto Craftmanship - Small Production Crafts -

  48. Kyoto Craftmanship - Various Crafts

  49. Major Festivals and Annual Events in Kyoto

  50. Craftmanship - Dyeing and Weaving -

  51. Food Culture in Kyoto