Things to Do in Kyoto

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The riverside 685-year-old Zen monastery has 24 temples on the property. Read More

The store's tailors stitch men’s overcoats from wool, cotton, silk, and hemp. Read More

This tea shop resembles an old-fashioned apothecary, with white-jacketed attendants measuring green tea onto scales. Read More

Located on the lower floors of a kimono company, the complex includes a contemporary crafts shop, chic café, and steel-and-glass gallery... Read More

11th-generation craftsman Kenkichi Senda creates woodblock-printed washi paper for temple doors, as well as chic handmade pendant lanterns. Read More

A 14th-century Gold Pavilion. Read More

The gallery-like shop sells lacquered bamboo boxes and handwoven silk capes by local designers. Read More

The Cultural Experience Program organizes homestays and offers hands-on lessons on Japanese cuisine, dance, calligraphy, and ikebana (flower arranging).... Read More

The five-acre residential gardens of the late samurai film star Denjiro Okochi. Read More

Taste rare brews at this low-key bar run by an Israeli expat. Read More

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