I can’t really remember the exact time I first visited Kyoto. It might be around 10 years ago? It never lose its magic to me.
The most special thing about Kyoto is how the Japanese people have retained their traditions and combined with technology.
Here are some things you can do in Kyoto this spring. Take the Sagano Romantic Train from Kameoka Station to Saga Station (get a discount via Klook here.
Explore Kyoto while donning a kimono
Yojiya is a famous specialist cosmetics company in Kyoto. The owners started selling cosmetic products in a cart in 1904 way before their brand name Yojiya was established. The term “Yojiya” was derived from “Yoji” the Japanese term for toothbrush (which were sold in their shop before) and “Ya” the Japanese term for shop. Another example is Pan-ya for bakery. “Pan” is the Japanese term for bread and “Ya” for shop. Thus, panya.
Kyoto Tower – world’s tallest non steel frame construction
See the beauty of Arashiyama
Can’t wait to go back to Kyoto next week! How about you, what are your favourite things to-do in Kyoto?