Kyoto

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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Japanese shrine may have created the most Kyoto-like “wear a mask” reminder ever

Fushimi Inari-taisha did all sorts of things to keep visitors safe this New Year’s, and one may be steeped in the local culture’s velvety harshness.

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When Kyoto snow falls, this mountain shrine becomes one of the most beautiful places in the city

Grab your coat, because winter is an amazing time to see Kyoto’s Kifune Shrine.

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Kyoto’s Kinkakuji Golden Pavilion finishes restoration, looks more beautiful than ever【Photos】

It’s not just gold that’s shining right now at one of Japan’s most beautiful historical sites.

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Japanese department store officially apologizes for English poster calling Kyoto the world’s enemy

Takashimaya still seems a little fuzzy on correct English, though.

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Kyoto’s Fire Ramen restaurant expands overseas with first location outside Japan

Menbaka Ichidai serves up its fiery ramen abroad for the first time ever.

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Kyoto man arrested for opening packs of Demon Slayer key chains until finding one he wanted

But who’s the real demon here?

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Japanese temple puts up three messages of wisdom the Internet should take to heart

The monks know us better than we do.

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Kyoto sightseeing live stream for Chinese viewers becomes controversial, sparks ire in locals

Does Kyoto actually need to advertise to future travelers?

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English mistake makes Kyoto the enemy of the world

Look out — Japan’s old capital appears to be rising again, with an army of koi fish behind it.

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Pairing Japanese whisky with Famichiki at Kyoto’s new convenience store bar

Family Mart bar is the city’s newest must-visit location.

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Court verdict reached on Kyoto schoolgirl who sued bullies for causing her mental illness

Plaintiff sought damages of 90 million yen (US$863,433) from her tormentors and the school itself.

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