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Resturants near Nishi-Ume

Ramen 拳ラーメン (Fist Ramen) – My favourite Restaurant name Kobushiramen (拳ラーメン) Categories Ramen, Tsukemen, Soupless Dandan noodles TEL/reservation 075-351-3608 (+81-75-351-3608) Addresses 1-16 Sujakushokaicho Shimogyo-ku Kyoto Kyoto 京都府 京都市下京区 朱雀正会町 1-16 Show larger map Transportation Walking distance 350 metre, 4 mins … Read More

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Ancient Kyoto Trail

  This is a trail covering historic monuments of ancient Kyoto, starting with 下鴨神社, Shimogamo-jinja, dating back more than 2000 years. Take buses 205, or rent bicycles to get to the first pit stop. This trail brings you to Kamigamo, known for its … Read More

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North Side Highlights of Kyoto

  This is a trail covering the northern side of Kyoto, starting from Ninna-ji, 仁和寺. Take buses 205 0r 206, or rent bicycles to get to the first pit stop. This trail brings you up to the northern most part where … Read More

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East Side Highlights of Kyoto

    This is a trail covering the eastern side of Kyoto, starting from the Silver Temple, Ginkaku-ji. Take bus 206 from the bus stop outside the machiya or rent bicycles to get to the first pit stop. If you … Read More

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The last remaining Ageya in Kyoto

  Shimabara was a red-light district until 1958 when prostitution was made illegal in Japan. It was one of only three licensed prostitution quarters established by the Tokugawa regime to control the practice. Most of the Shimabara area was cleared to … Read More

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Kyoto Central Wholesale Market

  The tuna auction at theKyoto Central Wholesale Market starts between 5-5.30am. It is 550m away from the machiya, and a 6-minute walk. Unlike the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, it is free entry. How good is that! In the … Read More

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