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Craving for Japanese food in the traditional city Kyoto? There are actually many kinds of Japanese food and restaurants, so why don’t you go to buffet? You can try variety of Japanese food such as sushi, noodles, tempura, tofu, and so on as much as you can!
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.
It may be overwhelming to choose a restaurant with Gion's agglomeration of restaurants which are intimidating to walk in if you don't speak Japanese, so we narrowed down the list for you for delicious restaurants you can easily walk into. Here are the top 9 restaurants to try in Gion! This way you can fully concentrate on the dazzling beauty of the scenery!
While in Kyoto, you should definitely try all the Japanese cuisines, and all the variations of it. This, of course, includes Japanese pancakes. They are nothing like American pancakes, as they are much lighter and fluffier. Try one of these 7 awesome cafes to know for yourself!
Kamogawa Odori is a sure sign that spring has arrived in Kyoto. It is one of the major Geisha Odori (traditional dance) event of the old capital. If you are in Kyoto in May, consider attending the Kamogawa Odori to get a rare glimpse of true geisha dance performances.
Kyoto is famous for its vegetarian cuisine influenced by the local monk culture. You can try different famous tofu dishes in Kyoto; they are fresh and change seasonally. Have you ever tried homemade sesame tofu? Or Yuba (soy milk bean curd)? These restaurants are great for vegetarians, as you get to try a variety of different tofu dishes. Although you may not be a tofu fan, you definitely need to try these restaurants. You will be impressed by all the delicious dishes that can be made with tofu. And the settings of these restaurants are so calming! Welcome to Kyoto!
If you love the traditional, ancient side of Japan, you will love this festival of the former capital Kyoto!
Miyako odori (都をどり) is a traditional dance event performed by geishas and maikos. It is annually held in Kyoto in April, 3 times a day. You can enjoy the beautiful geisha dance and drink the great tasting green teas before the dance starts.
Kyoto is a beautiful city with so much to see, explore and eat!! Sometimes you miss bread once in a while or maybe fish for breakfast isn't your thing. Then you should definitely try one of these (or all of these) delicious bakeries when off exploring this beautiful city, Kyoto!