Kyoto

Kyoto cotton candy brings us the taste of a traditional Japanese festival

Specialty sweets maker pops up in Tokyo for a limited time.

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We try some “raw” dorayaki from Kyoto and are overwhelmed with its thickness

It’d be hard to find a sweet as girthy as this one!

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Recreating the greatest betrayal of the samurai era with the Honnoji Incident papercraft kit【Pics】

Over 400 years ago, a temple in Kyoto suddenly became the site of a battle that would change Japanese history forever.

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Nintendo to convert former Kyoto factory into museum of the company’s history

A historic venue for a historical facility.

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Iconic Kyoto Tower bathhouse closes due to coronavirus

Public bath loved by travellers and locals is Japan’s latest COVID-19 business casualty.

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Hello Kitty x Choju Giga “Frolicking Animals” dishware based on the world’s oldest manga is here

Hello Kitty has fallen down the rabbit hole into a world of whimsical animals in this gorgeous line of ceramics from an established Kyoto shop.

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Kyoto families angered by new policy forcing high school students to buy tablets at own expense

Kyoto’s mandate seems to be one of the most burdensome on families in light of national directives for equipping students with electronic devices.

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Kyoto police investigating cream puff attack on Bentley

Pastry may or may not have been weaponized by attackers.

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New crowdfunding project from Japan mixes COVID-19 comedy with a touch of Kyoto craftsmanship

Get ready to meet some art that’s simultaneously brand new and ages-old.

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Amazing photos of off-the-beaten-path Japanese castles to add to your travel wish list【Photos】

Looking at these overlooked castles might have you altering your itinerary.

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Kyoto now has Pokémon manhole covers as Generation 2 comes to the real-life Johto region

City’s famous Gion and Arashiyama neighborhoods welcome Kyoto’s first Pokéfuta.

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Living the hotel life across Japan – Monthly plan lets you jump between 35 hotels, 12 prefectures

Want to hop between Tokyo, Kyoto, and everywhere else between Hokkaido and Kumamoto? This is the plan for you.

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Kyoto slammed for manga telling people not to talk at restaurants

Four-panel manga fires up the Internet. 

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Japanese monks want to create new temple…in space!

A Kyoto expansion 1,100 years in the making.

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We eat Japan’s oldest sweet, available at only one store in all of Japan

Edo period confectionery store learnt the secret recipe from a monk on a mountain in Kyoto. 

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Disney collaborates with traditional Kyoto designers for exhibition series【Photos】

Ever wanted to rock Disney and traditional Japanese style at the same time? Now you can.

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Resi Stay Nishiki hotel in Kyoto adds a special Maiko Hello Kitty room for tourists with taste

The room is fully kitted out with unique kimono-clad Kitty art.

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We tried making traditional Japanese sweets at home then had some fun with the leftovers

A long-established Kyoto confectionery shop is selling these do-it-yourself kits with simple video instructions.

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Kyoto’s Kamogawa River turned blood-red, and no one knows why【Video】

Portion of famous waterway mysteriously takes on an ominous hue.

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Company PET partners with Kyoto temple to offer genuine funeral services for beloved pets

New collaboration services honor your departed pets as full members of the family while also granting you and your remaining family some closure.

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