Kyoto – Cultural Heart of Traditional Japan
"Kyoto, Japan's former imperial capital, remains the cultural heart of traditional Japan. However, despite its historical leanings, Kyoto has a wide range of options you can explore, across interests and budgets, and from hotels to restaurants, from shopping to sightseeing."
87-5 Hoshinocho Higashiyama District, Kyoto 605-0853
Founded in 2013 by Kenneth Shoji, who grew up in Kyoto, the % Arabica coffee shop has been growing ever since.
420 Matsuyacho, Shimogyo District, Kyoto 600-8105
Soba noodles are buckwheat noodles that are staples in a food-crazed town like Kyoto.
757-2, Minamiiseyacho, Kamigyo District, Kyoto 602-8153
If you want to try out something completely different, then Menbakaichidai, which specializes in creating havoc and setting your meal on fire is a pretty safe bet.
Mimuro, Shimogyo Ward
505 Gion Minamigawa Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City 605-0074
When you stay at the Gion Hatanaka, you will step into the quiet and peaceful culture of the Higashiyama people.
Karasuma Shimodachiuri Agaru, Kamigyo District, Kyoto 602-8011
You can't get any closer to the Imperial Palace than when you stay at The Palace Side Hotel.
34, Susukinobaba-cho, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, 616-8385, Japan
There aren't many places in Kyoto where the hotel is a sightseeing destination.