Kyoto is home to many Japanese traditions. You'll find many centuries-old temples and shrines, and you'll also find some of the country's best traditional cuisine! Udon noodle dishes should definitely be on the list of things to try when you are in Kyoto. うどん(Udon) is a type of Japanese traditional thick noodle which comes with a soup called 出汁(Dashi) that is made from seafood broth and soy sauce.
Omen is a lovely traditional restaurant in Kyoto which serves the best homemade udon noodles you've ever had. While in Kyoto, you need to stop here at least once for a uniquely Japanese experience. Victim to its own popularity, it might be necessary to wait in line to get a seat at this lovely resto.