The Best Spots to Fully Enjoy Kyoto Japan!
When going to Kyoto Japan, you will be welcomed with beautiful temples, shrines, local shops, and super nice residents. The question now is, when planning to go to Kyoto Japan, where should you go? What should you eat? We know you have a lot of planning to do, so to make the trip a little bit easier and more fun, here are top 6 hidden treasures of Kyoto Japan.
Relaxing haven: Cafe Bibliotic Hello!
We know that after a long trip, a resting place is sometimes the best place to go to during the day. In Kyoto Japan, there are a ton of places to go travel to, but places that you can just sit back, relax and rewind with your family or friends are rare. Luckily, we found a place that is perfect for you. Café Bibliotic has a lot of books about Kyoto and is a great place to stop for a second and focus on what to do next while having a snack with a nice hot cup of coffee on the side.
Name: Cafe Bibliotic Hello
Address：Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Toru Nijo willow racecourse higashinyuu RU, 650, Seimeicho
Closed：Wednesday’s and Holiday’s
Great Indian Curry in Kyoto!
After a long day finding a place to have dinner is always important. If you want to try one of the best curry spots in Kyoto Japan, then may I recommend Kamal curry. I love their thick, flavorful curry and rice meals that they offer. Their menu is also quite large, so you have an option on what type of curry you want to try. If you want to try more than one kind of curry, you can order a combo set and enjoy your dinner at Kyoto Japan with some great tasting curry!
Name: Kamal Curry
Address：Hishiyacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 32− 1
Open: Mon-Fri 11:30am–3:00pm（Lunch）5:00pm – 10:30pm（Dinner） / Weekends, Holiday’s: 11:30am – 10:30pm
Café Marble’s Japanese style made right!
If you want to relax, but want to go to an old style Japanese style café in Kyoto Japan then Café Marble is the place for you! It’s quite popular with locals, so not a lot of foreigners go there, so if you want to see a meet up spot for local Japanese people in Kyoto Japan, Café Marble is the right spot for you.
Name: Café Marble
Address：Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Bukkoji expert Takakura higashinyuu RU, 378, Nishimaecho
Open: Mon-Sat 11:30am-10:00pm, Sunday-11:30am-10:00pm
Great View From Starbucks at Sanjouoohashi
I know what you are going to say “there are a lot of Starbucks I could go to in Kyoto Japan, so why would I want to go to this one?” Well let me tell you why. That is because it’s deck is right on the local river! It has a great view plus a relaxing atmosphere while still being a unique experience for those of us that love a great view while enjoying a Frappuccino.
Name: Starbucks at Sanjouoohashi
Address：Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Toru Sanjo Kawahara-cho higashinyuu RU Nakajima-cho
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Going Souvenir Shopping at Keibunsha Ichijouji.
If you are more into getting a few souvenirs for your friends or family members from Kyoto Japan, then may I suggest grabbing a few items at Keibunsha’s books and gift store. It’s the perfect spot to grab some affordable souvenirs or maybe just get something to read while on you stay in Kyoto Japan, or on your way back home! Reading Japanese books about old Kyoto Japan is always a fun experience.
Address：10 Ichijojiharaitonocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Closed：January 1st / New Years
Fushimiinari Taisha Shrine.
Last, but not least we have the Fushimiinari shrine, also known as O- inari-san. This is one of the most famous spots in Kyoto Japan. It is estimated that there are a total of 30 thousand Inari shrines throughout Japan and Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine is the main shrine in which all of the 30 thousand Inari Shrines are affiliated to. This is one of Kyoto Japan’s national treasures. Since its establishment 1300 years ago, it is one of the oldest shrines still in operation in Kyoto Japan. It is a popular spot not only for Japanese residents from across the country, but it is also very popular with travelers from overseas too! This is because due to it being an important Cultural spot in Kyoto Japan, this shrine is actually build form 5 smaller shrines! They are called the 5 pillars of Fushimi Inari Taisha. Great place in Kyoto Japan to go with a group of people! If you want to know more about the shrine, please access their site below (it’s in English!).
Name: Fushimiinari Taisha
Address:Fukakusayabunouchicho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, 68th area