We would like to introduce Gion in this article.
Gion is a one of the foremost an entertainment quarter in Kyoto. The closest station is Kawaramachi in Hankyu line and 15 minutes walk from the statin.
One of the popular place is Yasaka shrine. It is designated as important cultural properties and a lot of people visit the shrine every year. It is said that Yasaka shrine was built for ward off pestilence in Heian period.
Around there, you could try a rickshaw ride. It is well known as tourism specialty. A man who pull the ride is not only for pulling car, but also attract tourists by introducing Kyoto. Also, they need to work in sales and present themselves. So, they always take a process of trial and error to please their customers.
Gion is also famous for stone-flagged street. It makes you feel as if you slip back in time to Edo or Meiji era. Many high-class Japanese-style restaurant is around there.
If you visit Kyoto, please do not forget visiting Gion.
We would like to introduce “autumn color of leaves” in this article.
Japan has four season, spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Continue reading Autumn color of leaves
We would introduce Japanese traditional food “wagashi”. It is snacks which has been eaten for a long time with “Matcha”.
Continue reading Wagashi
Today’s topic is “ninja”.
The following is an explanation of ninja. (In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ninja) Continue reading Ninja
Do you know what Kimono is?
It is Japanese traditional cloth and was everyday cloth until Meiji period. However, few Japanese puts on a kimono with inflow of western culture. Continue reading Kimono
Today’s topic is the hotel in Kyoto. There are many kinds of hotel around Kyoto city, from Japanese style(ryokan) to Western style.
The most popular hotel for foreigners is “Shiraume”. Continue reading Kyoto: Hotel 1
We introduced the most popular place, Fushimi Inari in the last article.
The second most popular place is “Kinkakuji”. However, its legal name is “Rokuonji”. Continue reading Kyoto: sightseeing area 2
In this article, we would provide you with information about sightseeing area in Kyoto. Continue reading Kyoto: sightseeing area 1
Are you willing to visit Japan for sightseeing, business research or both? Whatever your purpose is, Kyoto is pretty good and must place to visit.
Here, we would provide useful information to tour a city. Today’s topic is means of transportation. There are two ways to move around Kyoto. Continue reading Kyoto: means of transportation